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HER Number:MDV122083
Name:Bilsdon Farm, Dunsford


Farmstead recorded on 19th century mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 826 916
Map Sheet:SX89SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDunsford
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLCOMBE BURNELL

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional Farm Buildings marked on nineteenth century mapping at Bilston Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Farmstead depicted, comprising three groups of buildings at the western ent of a sub-rectangular yard and a barn with a horse engine house at the other. Two orchards are shown to the north.

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

Bilsdon marked. Comparison with the Tithe Map shows the addition of several buildings, including a 'C-shaped' range of buildings on the north side of the yard. A well is also marked. A building formerly on the south side of the yard is no longer shown.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

The barn and horse engine house appear to be still extant.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #111687 ]
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 23 2018 12:57PM