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HER Number:MDV15986
Name:Hawkmoor Farmstead, Bovey Tracey


Site of Hawkmoor farmstead shown on 19th and early 20th century maps, now modern houses overlie the site. Hawkmoor was mentioned in Domesday as 'Hauocmora'


Grid Reference:SX 802 807
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/49

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XI to Late Medieval - 1001 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Hawkmoor shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a large irregular shaped building surrounded by several other buildings and small enclosures to the north of the bends in the road. The Apportionment for 'Hawkemore' lists Field Number 532 as 'Dwelling House Farm Building Flower Garden Shrubbery Mow Plot Yard Courtlage & c'.

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

'Hawkmoor' shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around an irregular shaped yard with a formal garden with a 'Fountain' to the south and a 'Rookery' to the south-west. A 'Pump' is shown on the north side of the buildings.

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

Hawkmoor was recorded as 'Havocmore' in Domesday.

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

Hawkmoor shown on early 20th century map.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 466 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Hawkmoor was mentioned as 'Hauocmora' in 1086 and 'Haukemor' in 1399.

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

Hawkmoor is the site of a lost farmstead.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Shown as housing on modern mapping still with a 'Rookery' to the south-west.

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.
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).
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. 466.
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. Hawkmoor.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV107365Related to: Hawkmoor cottages (Building)
MDV80591Related to: Site of Hawkmoor Hospital (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2015 11:00AM