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HER Number:MDV113250
Name:Balland Farmstead, Ashburton

Summary

No longer extant. Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence, but may be earlier. Has been totally demolished at some time in the later 20th century, due to the construction of Linhay Hill Quarry.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 767 712
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

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.

'Balland' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as an L-shaped building with a rectangular building at right angles to the north-east corner. The Apportionment lists Field Number 984 as 'Ballard Meadow' and Field Number 986 as 'House, Garden & c'.


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

Balland shown on 19th century map as a rectangular group of buildings around and irregular shaped yard with a pump shown as 'P' in the yard.


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

Balland shown on early 20th century map with an additional irregular shaped building to the south-west of the farmstead.


Ordnance Survey, 1963-1996, 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric (Cartographic). SDV350058.

'Balland' is still depicted on the late 20th century historic map.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

The Millennium aerial photography shows the farmstead has been totally demolished due to the construction of the quarry.


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

Balland shown on 19th century Tithe 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). [Mapped feature: #72581 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350058Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963-1996. 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Balland.

Associated Monuments

MDV21895Related to: Badcocks Quarry, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV120630Related to: Field system at Linhay Hill Quarry, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV25820Related to: Quarry south-east of Strawbushes, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV16243Related to: Strawbushes Quarry, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 8 2018 10:18AM