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HER Number:MDV113272
Name:Clappermarsh Smallholding, Bridford


Site of Clappermarsh shown on 19th and early 20th century maps and mentioned as 'Clapper Marsh' in 1748


Grid Reference:SX 809 884
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SMALLHOLDING (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

'Clappermarsh' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as two rectangular buildings and several small enclosures to the south of the river. The Apportionment for 'Clappermarsh' lists Field Number 842 as 'House Garden'.

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

'Clappermarsh shown on 19th century map as two rectangular buildings in a small enclosure to the south of 'Dunsford Mills'

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

Clappermarsh shown on early 20th century map as two small buildings in a rectilinear yard inside an irregular shaped enclosure with another small building in the western corner.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 424 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Clappermarsh was mentioned as 'Clapper Marsh' in 1748. There was a clapper bridge over the River Teign at this point.

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

Clappermarsh a lost smallholding shown on the 19th century Tithe Map.

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

Not shown on modern mapping. The small building to the north-west of 'Woodcote Cottage' may be the building shown to the west of the smallholding on the early 20th century 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: #72605 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 424.
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. Clappermarsh.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6046 - Archaeological Survey of National Trust Teign Valley Properties (Ref: 6764)

Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2015 11:21AM