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HER Number:MDV115415
Name:Creber Farm, Diptford

Summary

Early 19th century farmstead with the farmhouse and a barn on either side of a yard. A number of early elements survive including a butterwell and dung pit.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 739 560
Map Sheet:SX75NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDiptford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDIPTFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The house and barn are recorded on the Tithe Map together with another, smaller building to the east which seems to have gone.


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

Creber marked. The layout of the buildings is much the same as that seen today.


Thomson, J., 2013, Coombeshead Solar Farm, Diptford, Devon - Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment
Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, 11
(Report - Survey). SDV359651.

Creber Farm is situated at the head of a narrow valley. It comprises a loose courtyard plan with a Grade II listed house and barn on either side of a yard. The principal elevation of the house faces south-east overlooking the adjacent fields. A number of ancillary structures are also listed including a butterwell and trough, dung-pit and the boundary wall with gate piers. The designated elements represent an excellent survival of an early 19th century farm.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #74749 ]
SDV359651Report - Survey: Thomson, J.. 2013. Coombeshead Solar Farm, Diptford, Devon - Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. ECUS Ltd. AEE UK 12 Ltd. Digital. 11.

Associated Monuments

MDV90973Parent of: BARN AND PIGGERY IMMEDIATELY SOUTH WEST OF CREBER FARMHOUSE (Building)
MDV90974Parent of: BUTTERWELL AND TROUGH APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CREBER FARMHOUSE (Building)
MDV92448Parent of: CREBER FARMHOUSE (Building)
MDV92444Parent of: DUNGPIT IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF CREBER FARMHOUSE (Building)
MDV92445Parent of: FRONT GARDEN WALL, GATE PIERS AND MOUNTING BLOCK IMMEDIATELY SOUTH EAST OF CREBER FARMHOUSE (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6992 - Desk-Based Assessment on land at Coombeshead Farm, Diptford

Date Last Edited:Jun 23 2016 11:48AM