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HER Number:MDV113230
Name:Higher Lutton Farm, South Brent


Higher Lutton Farm dates to at least the 16th or early 17th century, based on the age of the farmhouse. Depicted on the Tithe Map, the layout of the farm is largely the same on the modern mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 697 612
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XV to XVII - 1500 AD to 1635 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Higher Lutton is depicted on the Tithe Map, 2033 on the South Brent apportionment: 'Dwelling house, other buildings and yard'. The farm consists of a rectangular farmhouse at the south-eastern side of the yard, with other buildings on the northern and north-western side of the yard.

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

The late 19th century historic map is much the same as the Tithe Map, except a new building has been added on the western side.

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

As the late 19th century map.

Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L., 2007, Higher Lutton farmhouse, Lutton, South Brent (Report - Assessment). SDV347998.

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

Higher Lutton included on list. No further information provided.

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

Modern map shows a new building adjoining the farmhouse but otherwise layout is the same as the historic maps.

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).
SDV347998Report - Assessment: Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L.. 2007. Higher Lutton farmhouse, Lutton, South Brent. Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants Report. K743. A4 Comb 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 Lutton.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #72563 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13324Parent of: Higher Lutton farmhouse, South Brent (Building)
MDV76885Related to: Lower Lutton Farm, South Brent (Monument)
MDV76884Related to: Lutton Farm, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5442 - Assessment of Higher Lutton farmhouse

Date Last Edited:Feb 12 2016 10:11AM