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HER Number:MDV119976
Name:Farm buildings at Bowda Farm, North Bovey

Summary

Depicted on the Tithe Map and late 19th century historic map, the function of this building(s) is unknown although they may have been pigsties/stables. Recorded in 1991 woodland survey as being in a ruinous condition.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 740 831
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (XV to XIX - 1401 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Building is depicted on the Tithe Map, lying to the south of the farmhouse.


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

Unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction.


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

The early 20th century historic map shows there has been a small additional building added at the south-western end of the building.


Smith, N. J. L., 1992, Woodland Archaeological Survey December 1991 North Bovey Woodlands, 11-12, Figs 9-10, sketch plans by Deborah Griffiths (Report - Survey). SDV360446.

Buildings on the farm noted as being in poor condition. Buildings 8 and 9 lie to the south of the farm. Their function is unknown, although they may have been the old piggeries mentioned in the 1928 sales catalogue (figure 10).
Undated sketch plan and notes by Deborah Griffiths. Building 8; possible stables (2 mentioned in 1928 sales catalogue), Building 9; function unknown.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Buildings are depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

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).
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #79271 ]
SDV360446Report - Survey: Smith, N. J. L.. 1992. Woodland Archaeological Survey December 1991 North Bovey Woodlands. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 11-12, Figs 9-10, sketch plans by Deborah Griffiths.

Associated Monuments

MDV77041Part of: Deserted farmstead known as Bowda, Easdon Down Wood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7411 - North Bovey Woodlands archaeological survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 9 2017 1:16PM