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HER Number:MDV15626
Name:Natsworthy Manor house, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

This manor is mentioned in domesday, and the present farm is on the site of one called hyngeston in 1566. The field systems in the area are discussed (gawne).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 721 800
Map Sheet:SX78SW
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: SX78SW/95

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR HOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Manor house for Natsworthy is depicted on the Tithe Map (field plot 67). There are no other buildings shown at this time. Field no 69, Well Park, arable land is to the north of the house.


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


Gawne, E., 1970, Field Patterns in Widecombe Parish and the Forest of Dartmoor, 50, 53, fig.3 (Article in Serial). SDV238056.

Natsworthy. This manor is mentioned in Domesday, and the present farm is on the site of one called Hyngeston in 1566. The field systems in the area are discussed.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol III, 503 (28/8/1979) (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

A new manor house was built in this field. It has not been occupied since 1947 and is now falling into complete decay. Opposite the manor house, there were the stables which have been converted into a cottage. Outside the stables there are the remains of a cobblestone yard.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV238056Article in Serial: Gawne, E.. 1970. Field Patterns in Widecombe Parish and the Forest of Dartmoor. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 102. A5 Hardback. 50, 53, fig.3.
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. Vol III, 503 (28/8/1979).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV29913Related to: Site of well at Natsworthy Manor, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV15720Related to: Strip fields at Natsworthy, Widecombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 22 2017 2:13PM