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HER Number:MDV134456
Name:Foggintor farmstead, Dartmoor Forest


Dates to the mid-19th century. Depicted on the First and Second Edition Ordnance Survey maps, close to the site of the Foggintor Quarries. Only ruins of the building foundations now remain.


Grid Reference:SX 565 737
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Built, XIX - 1840 AD (Between) to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Foggintor' is depicted on the late 19th century historic map just the north of the Foggintor Quarries. Three large farm buildings grouped together; farmhouse on the northern side. Additional small structures shown to the south-east of the main farm.

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

Largely unchanged on the early 20th century historic map depiction; one additional building shown.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015 onwards, 2015 onward Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV362959.

Ruins of the farm buildings visible on the aerial photography.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

Ruins of the former farmstead are shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

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 Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV362959Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015 onwards. 2015 onward Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #141562 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV134459Related to: Big tip, Foggintor Quarry (Monument)
MDV134453Related to: Culvert at Foggintor Quarry (Monument)
MDV5005Related to: Foggintor Quarry, Princetown (Monument)
MDV117446Related to: Hill Cottages at Foggintor Quarry (Building)
MDV50704Related to: Methodist chapel / school at Foggintor Quarry (Building)
MDV123182Related to: Quarry Managers House, Foggintor Quarry (Building)
MDV134457Related to: Spoil tip north of Foggintor Quarry (Monument)
MDV134438Related to: Trackbed of tramway from B3357 to Foggintor Quarry (Monument)
MDV77455Related to: Yellowmeade farmstead, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV80523Related to: Yellowmeade Leat, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2023 2:43PM