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HER Number:MDV14157
Name:Drywell Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Drywell farmstead shown on 19th century maps and listed on the 19th century Tithe Map Apportionment as 'Drywells'

Location

Grid Reference:SX 700 752
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/100

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farmstead shown on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment for 'Drywells' lists Field Number 1356 as 'Houses Garden & Yard'.


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

Drywell shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around a small irregular shaped yard surrounded by several small enclosures, some with buildings.


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

Drywell shown on early 20th century map.


Royal Air Force, 1961, 58/4424, 58/4424. F43.0186 (Aerial Photograph). SDV280247.


Linehan, C. D., 1966, Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon, Table 2 (Article in Serial). SDV307246.

Drywell. Five buildings, one showing late development. Enclosures in use on present day farm.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

A leat runs down the side of the house, which has the date 1774 inscribed on the porch. Next to this there are the foundations of an old outbuilding with a newer one built on top. A new covered yard has been built. Remains of old longhouse among the existing outbuildings have been sought but without success.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Not recorded in project.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Specific location of buildings unknown. Modern outlines of the farmstead used to indicate general site of the settlement.


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

Drywell farmstead listed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV280247Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1961. 58/4424. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 58/4424. F43.0186.
SDV307246Article in Serial: Linehan, C. D.. 1966. Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon. Medieval Archaeology. 10. Digital. Table 2.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #81147 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Drywell.

Associated Monuments

MDV29854Parent of: Drywell Farmhouse, Widecombe-in-the-Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 22 2015 1:57PM