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HER Number:MDV113245
Name:Gisperdown Farmstead, South Brent

Summary

Gisperdown farmstead shown on 19th century maps and mentioned in the 17th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 699 630
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.

L-shaped buildings with further buildings to the east and south-west. The Apportionment for 'Gipersdown' lists Field Number 242 as 'Dwelling house other Buildings yard & c'.


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

Gisperdown shown on 19th century map as a large irregular shaped building with two rectangular buildings to the east and south and a small building to the south-east. The buildings are within an irregu;lar shaped yard with a track to the south.


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

Gisperdown shown on early 20th century map.


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

Gisperdown was mentioned as 'Gispdowne' in 1664.


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

Gisperdown farmstead with a longhouse.


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

Two buildings remain at Gisperdown 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.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #72575 ]
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. Gisperdown.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV13300Parent of: Gisperdown Farmhouse, South Brent (Building)
MDV38021Parent of: Shippon south of farmhouse at Gisperdown Farm, South Brent (Building)
MDV14116Related to: Incised Cross Fragment at Gisperdown Farmstead, South Brent (Monument)
MDV19765Related to: Lead Carbine Ball found at Gisperdown, South Brent (Find Spot)
MDV13342Related to: Longhouse south-west of Gisperdown, South Brent (Building)
MDV13519Related to: Stone or weight on Gisperdown (Monument)
MDV13301Related to: Three flints found at Gipersdown Farm, South Brent (Monument)
MDV13302Related to: Two Granite Rollers at Gisperdown Farmstead, South Brent (Monument)
MDV13518Related to: Two Stone Cannon Shot found at Gisperdown Farm, South Brent (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2018 9:05AM