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HER Number:MDV113178
Name:Higher Uppacott Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor


Higher Uppacott farmstead shown on 19th century maps and forming part of the Medieval settlement at 'Uppacott'


Grid Reference:SX 701 728
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Large L-shaped building shown on 19th century Tithe Map in an irregular shaped enclosure with two rectangular buildings to the east and south-east. The Apportionment for 'Higher Uppacott' lists Field Number 2091 as 'Houses Yard & C'.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

L-shaped building shown on 19th century map in a sub-triangular enclosure with an angled extension to the east and a rectangular building to the south-east.

Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L., 2002, Higher Uppacott, Poundsgate, Widecombe (Report - Survey). SDV345205.

Tyers, I., 2003, Tree Ring Analysis of Oak Timbers from Higher Uppacott, Widecombe on the Moor (Report - Scientific). SDV345200.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Higher Uppacott (Un-published). SDV352501.

Higher Uppacott listed with a longhouse.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

'Higher Uppacott' shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345200Report - Scientific: Tyers, I.. 2003. Tree Ring Analysis of Oak Timbers from Higher Uppacott, Widecombe on the Moor. English Heritage Centre for Archaeology Report. 82/2003. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV345205Report - Survey: Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L.. 2002. Higher Uppacott, Poundsgate, Widecombe. Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants Report. K655. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Higher Uppacott.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV22100Parent of: Higher Uppacott Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV22098Part of: Uppacott Medieval Settlement, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV22099Related to: Lower Uppacott Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4895 - Building Survey at Higher Uppacott
  • EDV4897 - Tree Ring Analysis from Higher Uppacott

Date Last Edited:Mar 1 2019 4:00PM