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HER Number:MDV13338
Name:Great Aish Farmhouse, South Brent


19th century farmhouse at Great Aish thought to occupy the site of an earlier longhouse. Farm itself may be saxon in date.


Grid Reference:SX 688 602
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/205

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farmhouse depicted on the Tithe Map; 1407 on the South Brent apportionment. Possible longhouse depicted behind (north-west) the farmhouse.

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

Much the same as the Tithe Map.

Reichel, O. J., 1913, The Hundred of Stanborough or Dippeforda in the Time of 'Testa de Nevil' AD 1243, 204 (Article in Serial). SDV336180.

In 1086 the site of part of the Manor of Brenta, or South Brent. Held by the Abbott of Buckfast.

Worth, R. H., 1934 - 1938, The Dartmoor House, 25-6, plan (Article in Serial). SDV162908.

House built against the hall and as a result the central passage only had one entrance. The stairs were built in to the wall at the front of the house. Adjacent to the porch shippen remained in use but the internal doorway was built up.

Robinson, R., 1977-1979, South Brent Parish Checklist Worksheets (Worksheet). SDV340722.

Farmhouse, Great Aish. Extant. 19th century. Earlier longhouse removed. Date of site - Saxon?

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV162908Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1934 - 1938. The Dartmoor House. Transactions of the Torquay Natural History Society. 7. Unknown. 25-6, plan.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336180Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1913. The Hundred of Stanborough or Dippeforda in the Time of 'Testa de Nevil' AD 1243. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 45. A5 Hardback. 204.
SDV340722Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1977-1979. South Brent Parish Checklist Worksheets. South Brent Parish Checklist. Worksheet.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80881 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV113233Part of: Great Aish Farm, South Brent (Monument)
MDV13339Related to: Farmhouse, Monks Aish (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 28 2015 3:35PM