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HER Number:MDV15732
Name:Coombe Hall Farm, Drewsteignton


Coombe Hall farm, Drewsteignton, was a small domesday manor. Also known as 'Cuma' and 'Clifort'. In 1860 a new farmhouse was constructed outside the farmstead on a nearby hill and the farm buildings were also expanded at this time.


Grid Reference:SX 762 911
Map Sheet:SX79SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SE/24

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (VIII to XXI - 701 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Reichel, O. J., 1912, The Domesday Hundred of Wenford or Wonford, 292 (Article in Serial). SDV38842.

The Domesday manor of ‘Clifort’.

Hoskins, W. G., 1954, A New Survey of England: Devon, 390 (Monograph). SDV17562.

Coombe Hal Farm, Drewsteignton, was a small Domesday manor.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 1993 - 1997, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997 (Report - Survey). SDV344544.

Farmstead included in survey. Vsitied on 18/01/1996.

Greener, P., 2006, The birth of a parish - the early history of Drewsteignton, 16 (Monograph). SDV347653.

Coombe identified as the late Anglo-Saxon manor of 'Cuma' and is also listed in the Domesday Book.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV17562Monograph: Hoskins, W. G.. 1954. A New Survey of England: Devon. A New Survey of England: Devon. A5 Hardback. 390.
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV344544Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1993 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997. dartmoor National Park Authority. Mixed Archive Material.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #81658 ]
SDV347653Monograph: Greener, P.. 2006. The birth of a parish - the early history of Drewsteignton. The birth of a parish - the early history of Drewsteignton. Unknown. 16.
SDV38842Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1912. The Domesday Hundred of Wenford or Wonford. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 44. A5 Hardback. 292.

Associated Monuments

MDV80567Parent of: Barns at Coombe Hall, Drewsteignton (Building)
MDV80563Parent of: Cottages at Coombe Hall, Drewsteignton (Building)
MDV80562Parent of: Farm building at Coombe Hall, Drewsteignton (Building)
MDV80566Parent of: Linhays at Coombe Hall, Drewsteignton (Monument)
MDV80561Parent of: Manor house, Coombe Hall (Building)
MDV80564Parent of: Pigsties at Coombe Hall, Drewsteignton (Building)
MDV80568Parent of: Shed at Coombe Hall, Drewsteignton (Building)
MDV80565Parent of: Stable at Coombe Hall, Drewsteignton (Building)
MDV80569Related to: Coombe Hall farmhouse, Drewsteignton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5218 - Assessment of farm buildings, Coombe Hall, Drewsteignton

Date Last Edited:Aug 12 2011 9:46AM