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HER Number:MDV113273
Name:Willandhead Farmstead, Chagford

Summary

Willandhead farmstead shown on 19th century maps and mentioned from the 14th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 679 843
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

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.

'Willand Head' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as four buildings and several small enclosures around a small irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Will and Head' lists Field Number 1296 as 'House Offices'.


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

'Willandhead' shown on 19th century map as two buildings to the north and south of an irregular shaped yard with two small buildings to the south.


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

'Willandhead' shown on early 20th century map. Map object base on this source.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 427 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Willandhead was mentioned as 'Wyllenhed' in 1443, 'Wyllinghed' in 1555 and was the home of 'Richard atte Willenheade' in 1333.


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

Willandhead shown on the 19th century Tithe Map and with a ruined longhouse.


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

Several buildings shown on modern mapping labelled as 'Longhouse (remains of)'.

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. 427.
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).
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. Willandhead.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV54562Parent of: Gatepost (Monument)
MDV54559Parent of: Willandhead Longhouse, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 22 2015 1:33PM