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HER Number:MDV113224
Name:Dockwell Farmstead, South Brent

Summary

Dockwell farmstead shown on 19th century maps and mentioned from the 13th century. The 19th century Tithe Map Apportionment lists the farmstead as 'Dockhill'

Location

Grid Reference:SX 698 637
Map Sheet:SX66SE
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.

Farmstead shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a group of six buildings in and around an irregular shaped yard. There is no curvilinear boundary on the east side of the yard. The Apportionment for 'Dockhill' lists Field Number 116 as 'Dwelling house other Buildings yard & c' and Field Number 117 as 'Garden'.


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

Dockwell shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around the west and south-west sides of an irregular shaped yard which respects the boundary of a former enclosure to the east.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 292 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Dockwell was mentioned as 'Docwille' in 1294 and 'Dockwell' in 1347.


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

Dockwell farmstead shown on 19th century map.


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

Dockwell Farm shown on modern mapping.

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. 292.
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. Dockwell.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #72556 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13330Parent of: Dockwell farmhouse, South Brent (Building)
MDV13277Related to: Probable enclosure at Dockwell Farm, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 28 2015 1:40PM