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HER Number:MDV13355
Name:Downstow Barn, South Brent

Summary

Downstow barn shown on 19th century maps to the east of Higher and Lower Downstow farms with an L-shaped yard to the north. Downstow was mentioned from the 13th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 697 624
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/219

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building shown on 19th century Tithe Map in the middle of an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Downstow' lists Field Number 326 as 'Barn & Yard' and Field Number 320 as 'Garden'.


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

Rectangular building shown on 19th century map with an L-shaped enclosure around the north and east sides.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 291 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Downstow was mentioned as 'Duntestorr' in 1238 and as 'Downster' in 1724.


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

Barn at Downstow. Extant.19th century.


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

Downstow barn a 19th century barn.


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

Building shown on modern mapping.

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. 291.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Downstow - barn.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80893 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13321Related to: Higher Downstow Farmstead, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 28 2015 3:04PM