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HER Number:MDV122142
Name:Beerhill Farm, Sampford Courtenay

Summary

First documented at Bearehill in the 16th century. In the 19th and 20th centuries it was divided in two, North Beerhill and South Beerhill.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 636 025
Map Sheet:SS60SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSampford Courtenay
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD COURTENAY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XVI - 1501 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Tithe apportionment documents North Beerhill as Homestead and Yards and South Beerhill as Homestead and Yard.


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

Two farmhouses and associated outbuildings shown on 1830s-40s tithe map.


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

Two farmsteads are shown with associated out buildings. Named North Beerhill and South Beerhill. A pond within the curtilage of North Beerhill is also shown.


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

Two farmsteads are shown with associated out buildings. Named North Beerhill and South Beerhill. No obvious changes to layout of either farmsteads visible when comparing to earlier Ordnance Survey map.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 167 (Monograph). SDV1312.

'Beerhill' is mentioned as 'Bearehill' in the rental roll of Edward VI.


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

Modern mapping shows that the two farmsteads have amalgamated and is named Beerhill.

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. 167.
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).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV1097Parent of: Beerhill Farmhouse, Sampford Courtenay (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 7 2018 9:42AM