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HER Number:MDV113220
Name:Court Gate Farmstead at Harbourneford, South Brent


Court Gate farmstead shown on 19th and early 20th century maps at Harbourneford with a planned late 19th century range of farm buildings. The mid 19th century Tithe Map shows a group of detached buildings at 'Court Gate'


Grid Reference:SX 716 622
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

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.

Several detached buildings around an irregular shaped yard shown on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment for 'Court Farm' lists Field Number 2420 as 'Dwelling house other Buildings yard & c'.

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

A large U-shaped range of farm buildings shown on the 19th century map had been constructed in the late 19th century to the north-west of the farmhouse at Harbourneford.

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

Farmstead shown on early 20th century map to the north of the road at 'Harbourneford'.

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

Court Gate farmstead listed as 'now converted'.

Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Area of the buildings shown on the modern mapping matches closely that shown on the early 20th century historic map.

Sources / Further Reading

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. Court Gate.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #72553 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13703Parent of: Court Gate Farmhouse, Harbourneford (Building)
MDV16125Part of: Harbourneford Manor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV37999Related to: Courtledge Cottage, South Brent (Building)
MDV13653Related to: Moorlands and Moorland Cottage, South Brent (Building)
MDV121803Related to: Rose Cottage, Harbourneford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 6 2018 2:55PM