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HER Number:MDV119671
Name:Redford Farm Building 3, Peter Tavy

Summary

Building 3: Remains of a building to the south of Redford Farm visible on aerial photograph

Location

Grid Reference:SX 536 832
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Not shown at 'Redford' on 19th century map.


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

Not shown on early 20th century map.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 233 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Redford was mentioned as 'Redeford' in 1342.


Royal Air Force, 1961, Royal Air Force Photograph, F44.138 (Aerial Photograph). SDV303830.

Photograph taken on 25th May 1961.


Linehan, C. D., 1966, Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon, 113-144 (Article in Serial). SDV307246.

Deserted household of four buildings and enclosures at Redford. Buildings show late development.


Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 110, Plan (Un-published). SDV150434.

Site visited on 29th April 1968. A ruined farm abandoned probably less than 100 years ago. Little remains except for foundations of dwelling and outbuildings. Mortared and slated.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Recorded on aerial photograph.


Gerrard, S., 2002, Alternative Action Report (Report - Survey). SDV276121.

Alternative action report.


Greeves, T., 2007, Reddaford Farm, Willsworthy: An Archaeological and Historical Survey, 23, 28, Figures 22 (Report - Survey). SDV360294.

The survey at Reddaford Farm identified six buildings within the farmstead.
Building 3: A building to the south of the farm lies outside the farm enclosure with low stony walls. The external dimensions are approximately 11 metres by 6 metres and could be of Medieval origin but is of unknown function. A group of set stones is located just beyond the north-east end may be related to the building.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Rectangular structure shown on aerial photograph.


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

Redford listed as a lost farmstead.


National Monument Record, 2015, Pastscape (Website). SDV357603.

Site visited on 9th September 1979. The degree of deterioration of the buildings since 1907 is remarkable. Although the outbuildings are unmortared the site is probably Post-medieval. A moulded granite fireplace jamb survives. Plan shows buildings within hedgebanks, and a possible pillow mound.


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

Not shown on modern mapping.

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. 233.
SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 110, Plan.
SDV276121Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 2002. Alternative Action Report.
SDV303830Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1961. Royal Air Force Photograph. 58/4424. F44.138.
SDV307246Article in Serial: Linehan, C. D.. 1966. Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon. Medieval Archaeology. 10. Digital. 113-144.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
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).
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #78941 ]
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Redford, Whitehill.
SDV357603Website: National Monument Record. 2015. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360294Report - Survey: Greeves, T.. 2007. Reddaford Farm, Willsworthy: An Archaeological and Historical Survey. A4 Spiral Bound. 23, 28, Figures 22.

Associated Monuments

MDV12853Part of: Redford Farmstead, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV119670Related to: Redford Farm Barn, Peter Tavy (Building)
MDV119725Related to: Redford Farm Building 6, Peter Tavy (Building)
MDV119726Related to: Redford Farm Horse Engine, Peter Tavy (Building)
MDV119727Related to: Redford Farm Threshing Platform, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV119669Related to: Redford Farmhouse, Peter Tavy (Building)
MDV119728Related to: Wedgecut Stone at Redford Farm, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6663 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV6664 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV6665 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV7321 - Reddaford Farm, Willsworthy: An Archaeological and Historical Survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2018 11:50AM