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HER Number:MDV13662
Name:Leigh Farmhouse, South Brent

Summary

19th century dwelling; no longer a farmhouse.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 707 611
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/62

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Depicted on the Tithe Map; part of Ley estate. Plot 2781; 'dwelling house, other buildings, yard'. The dwelling (rectangular, aligned east-west), lies to the north-east of the yard, and two other small structures are shown at its eastern end.


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

The later 19th century historic map shows an additional extension to the building, attached at right angles at the eastern end.


Robinson, R., 1980, An Archaeological Check-List for South Brent, 43, Site No. 300 (Report - non-specific). SDV150007.

Farmhouse, Leigh SX70756117. Extant. Building dates to 19th century. Date of site ?Saxon or 13th century.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2003 - 2005, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005 (Report - Survey). SDV344545.

House, no longer a farmhouse.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150007Report - non-specific: Robinson, R.. 1980. An Archaeological Check-List for South Brent. DAS/DCRA Publication. 8. A4 Comb Bound. 43, Site No. 300.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344545Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2003 - 2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV77533Part of: Leigh Grange farm, South Brent (Monument)
MDV122440Related to: Leigh Grange, South Brent (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2018 12:17PM