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HER Number:MDV12898
Name:Higher Cadworthy Farmstead, Meavy

Summary

Site of Higher Cadworthy farmstead shown on 19th century maps with Cadworthy being mentioned from the 13th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 549 644
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/40
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Small L-shaped building at 'Cadworthy' with a small rectangular enclosure to the south. The Apportionment for 'Cadworthy' Lists Field Number 801 as 'Barn Park and Barn' and Field Number 802 as 'Mowhay'.


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

Building and enclosure shown on 19th century map to the north of 'Cadworthy'.


Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Roborough (Walchentona) in Early Times (Article in Monograph). SDV336618.

The probable approximate site of a Medieval holding that was part of Goodameavy in the Domesday survey, and it consisted of two ferlings of land. In 1285 it was held with Hoo Meavy. There is also Lower Cadworthy farm at NGR SX54946436.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 229 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Cadworthy was mentioned as 'Cadaworth' in 1291 and 'Cadworthy' by 1493.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs, 106g/1190.3238 (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Photograph taken on 27th February 1946.


Royal Air Force, 1953, RAF/58/1110, 0038 (Aerial Photograph). SDV161743.

Photograph taken on 5th May 1953.


Linehan, C. D., 1965, Deserted Sites on Dartmoor, Devon, 124, Table 2 (Article in Serial). SDV217992.

A deserted site at Higher Cadworthy includes two buildings, also enclosures used by modern farm.


Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 47 (Un-published). SDV150434.

Site visited on 8th April 1967. Small house of mortared stone with adjoining linhay near Lower Cadworthy which is still occupied.


Price, D. G., 1980, The Moorland Plym, 86, Figure 2b (Article in Serial). SDV254604.

This site lies within an enclosure of land still worked.


Berry, N., 2005, Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon, 7-8 (Report - Survey). SDV360144.

'Higher Cadworthy' consists of two buildinghs back to back one of which is a linhay. Other structures and building platforms exist nearby. These remains possibly represent the site of a Medieval holding that was part of 'Goodmeavy' and consisted of two ferlings of land. In 1285 it was held with 'Hoo Meavy'.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Outline of buildings and enclosure on modern mapping.


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

Higher Cadworthy a deserted Medieval settlement consisting of a small house and linhay.


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, 439560, SX56SW21 (Website). SDV359354.

A deserted farmstead at Higher Cadworthy, includes two buildings, and also enclosures which are still in use on the present day farm. The two buildings are clearly shown to be in good condition and roofed although a third building, shown as roofed in 1963, is clearly roofless. The only evidence of antiquity is a nucleus of small yards.

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. 229.
SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 47.
SDV161743Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1953. RAF/58/1110. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 0038.
SDV217992Article in Serial: Linehan, C. D.. 1965. Deserted Sites on Dartmoor, Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 97. A5 Hardback. 124, Table 2.
SDV254604Article in Serial: Price, D. G.. 1980. The Moorland Plym. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 112. 86, Figure 2b.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336618Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Roborough (Walchentona) in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). 106g/1190.3238.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80684 ]
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Hr Cadworthy.
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 439560, SX56SW21.
SDV360144Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2005. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon. National Trust Report. A4 Comb Bound. 7-8.

Associated Monuments

MDV119602Related to: Bank and Holloway to the north-west of Cadover Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119582Related to: Bank to the west of the Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119584Related to: Bank to the west of the Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119538Related to: Building Platform to the north of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119529Related to: Building Platform to the north-west of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119521Related to: Building Platforms to the east and south of Lower Cadworthy Farm Barn, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119520Related to: Building Platforms to the south of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119528Related to: Building to the north of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119637Related to: Cadover Bridge over the River Plym, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119053Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform (C11) in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119052Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform C11 in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119061Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform C19 in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119055Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform C31 in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119048Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119049Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119050Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119051Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119054Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119056Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119057Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119058Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119059Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119060Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119062Related to: Charcoal Burning Platform in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119592Related to: Enclosure to the east of the Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119063Related to: Field Boundary and Access Track in Cadworthy Wood, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119543Related to: Field Scarp with Orthostats to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119044Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119047Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119525Related to: Garden to the north-west of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119064Related to: Gateway and Wall to the east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119601Related to: Gravel Pit to the north-west of Cadover Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119599Related to: Gully to the north-west and north-east of Cadover Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119512Related to: Gully to the south-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119043Related to: Holloway to fields at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119545Related to: Hut Circle and Field Scarp to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119589Related to: Linear Earthworks to the north-east of the Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV77828Related to: Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119586Related to: Mound to the north of the Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119581Related to: Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119514Related to: Quarry and Gully to the south-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119548Related to: Remains of a Building at Higher Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119540Related to: Remains of a small Building to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119547Related to: Remains of a Wall to the east of Higher Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119603Related to: Remains of an Approach Ramp to the north-west of Cadover Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119546Related to: Series of Five Lynchets to the north of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119604Related to: Spoil Tip to the west of Cadover Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119522Related to: Track to the east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119537Related to: Track to the north of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119519Related to: Track to the south-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119523Related to: Track to the south-west of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV19818Related to: Trackway from Dunstone Farm onto Wigford Down, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119045Related to: Two Clearance Cairns at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119046Related to: Two Farm Buildings at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119597Related to: Two Platforms to the east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119549Related to: Wall to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119517Related to: Wall to the south-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7251 - Lower Cadworthy Farm: Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 28 2017 11:30AM