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HER Number:MDV113196
Name:Grendon Farm, Mary Tavy

Summary

Farmstead dates to the early 14th century, according to documentary evidence. Tithe Map depiction is missing for this farm. Late 19th century historic map shows the farm; modern map is broadly similar, with some new additions.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 495 780
Map Sheet:SX47NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIII to XIV - 1300 AD to 1311 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Tithe Map for Grendon is missing.


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

Late 19 century map depicts Grendon. Farm buildings are clustered together, within an approximately crescent-shaped plot, with roads approaching from all four directions.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

As the late 19th century historic map.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 221 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Grendon is 'Grenedene' in 1311 and 'Grenedon' is 1330, 1488.


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

Grendon included on list. No further information provided.


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

Modern map shows the core of the farm has remained consistent since the 19th century map depiction, but the farm has been expanded to the north-west, with a number of large buildings added.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback. 221.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #72527 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV22537Related to: Launceston Branch of the South Devon Railway (Tavistock to Launceston) (Monument)
MDV22581Related to: London and South Western Railway (Dartmoor Section) (Monument)
MDV102855Related to: Weir 740 meters south of Mary Tavy Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 25 2015 2:58PM