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HER Number:MDV124615
Name:Track to Boveycombe Farm


Trackway to the farm may date to the middle ages, as the farm itself is mentioned in the 14th century. Depicted on the Tithe Map and later versions of the historic mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 779 804
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (Constructed, XV to XVIII - 1401 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Trackway to the farm is shown on the Tithe Map.

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

Unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction.

Natural England Volunteers, 2009-2015, Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey, H17, H18 (Worksheet). SDV350591.

Visited 13/11/2015. Track from Boveycombe Farm to Lower and Higher Hisley (SX 78000 80425, SX77988 80435).
Track from Boveycombe Farm to Lower and Higher Hisley recorded. Very evident parallel stone wall with trees growing on the walls. Boulder and bank structure rather than built walls. Oak on south bank, holly on north. NB: exit route from Bovey Combe. Built structure noted on late 19th century historic map (1886) has fallen and rubble has blocked the track. Photographed.

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV350591Worksheet: Natural England Volunteers. 2009-2015. Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey. Natural England Archaeological Survey. Worksheet. H17, H18.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114966 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28071Related to: Boveycombe Farmstead, Lustleigh (Monument)
MDV124616Related to: Building by trackway to Boveycombe Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6071 - East Devon Natural Nature Reserve and surrounds Archaeological Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2019 1:04PM