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HER Number:MDV15970
Name:South or Great Lounston Farmstead, Ilsington

Summary

South or Great Lounston farmstead shown on 19th century maps and recorded in Domesday as 'Lestintone'

Location

Grid Reference:SX 784 750
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/71

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XI to XIII - 1066 AD to 1238 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farmstead shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a group of buildings around an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'South or Great Lownstone' lists Field Number 911 as 'Farm House &c' and Field Number 912 as 'Garden'.


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

Farmstead shown as 'Higher Lounston' on 19th century map as three groups of buildings around an irregular shaped yard. The southern group of buildings appears to have a horse engine adjoining to the south. A pump shown as 'P' is on the south side of the yard.


Reichel, O. J., 1897, The Domesday Hundreds 5: The Hundred of Teignbridge, 229 (Article in Serial). SDV283555.

South or Great Lounston is recorded in Domesday as 'Lestintone'.


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

South or Great Lounston shown on early 20th century map with a few additional buildings to the western range.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 478 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Lounsdon is mentioned as 'Luueneston' in 1238, 'Louenyston' in 1330 and 'Lounston' in 1566.


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

South or Great Lounston shown on modern mapping with three buildings and several small enclosures.


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

Great Lounston farmstead.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV283555Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1897. The Domesday Hundreds 5: The Hundred of Teignbridge. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 29. A5 Hardback. 229.
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 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #81696 ]
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 478.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Great Lounston.

Associated Monuments

MDV108547Related to: East Lounston Farmstead, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV37165Related to: Gateposts south-west of Great Lounston Farmhouse, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV76939Related to: Lower Lounston farmstead, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 16 2016 2:52PM