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HER Number:MDV13335
Name:Farmhouse at Overbrent, South Brent

Summary

Farmhouse dates to the 17th century, according to the parish checklist, but has been altered in 18th/19th centuries. Depicted on the Tithe Map, it is not known whether it retains any of its older features.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 696 620
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/202

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Constructed, XVI to XIX - 1600 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The Tithe Map depicts a small square shaped farmhouse at Over Brent; 408 on the South Brent Apportionment: 'Dwelling house, other buildings, yard and c.'


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

The late 19th century historic map shows the house unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction, although there is an enclosed area to the north (garden?) and some sort of pathway depicted at the western end of the house.


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

The early 20th century historic map shows the house has been extended and is now portrayed as a long rectangular dwelling.


Robinson, R., 1977-1979, South Brent Parish Checklist (Worksheet). SDV151046.

Farmhouse, Overbrent. Extant. 17th century with 19th century additions. Date of site 13th century or earlier.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Farmhouse is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151046Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1977-1979. South Brent Parish Checklist. South Brent Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet.
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.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80878 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV76896Part of: Overbrent farmstead, South Brent (Monument)
MDV115445Related to: Former Field Boundary and Lynchets south of Overbrent Farmstead, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 27 2016 1:50PM