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HER Number:MDV113871
Name:Whidley Farmstead, Dunsford

Summary

Site of Whidley farmstead shown on 19th century maps with Whidley House to the north being mentioned in the 13th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 806 889
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDunsford
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of the 13th century Whidley farmstead

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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.

Farmstead shown on 19th century Tithe Map as several isolated buildings in several small enclosures with a track ruuing north to the road. The Apportionment for 'Whidley and Part of Court' lists Field Number 941 as 'Farm House and Yard' and Field Number 942 as 'Garden'.


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

'Whidley' shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings in several small irregular shaped enclosures with a track to 'Whidley Lane' to the north.


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

Farmstead shown on early 20th century map.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 436 (Monograph). SDV337894.

'Whidley Ho' was mentioned as 'Withelegh in 1289 and as 'Wetelegh' in 1330.


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

Whidley shown as 'Whidleigh' on Tithe Map.


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

Outline of farmstead remains in the modern field boundaries.

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: #73214 ]
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. 436.
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. Whidley.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 24 2017 3:55PM