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HER Number:MDV16156
Name:France Farm


France Farm is associated with the nearby Domesday estate of Sainthill, alias France. The farmstead is shown on the Ordnance Survey 25 inch map of the 1880s-1890s.


Grid Reference:ST 085 086
Map Sheet:ST00NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKentisbeare
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKENTISBEARE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional farm buildings and orchard marked on nineteenth century mapping and catch (water)meadow system at France Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NE/30
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unattributed, France Farm, BH134001-BH134011 (Ground Photograph). SDV351891.

Unattributed, France Farm, BH134012, BH134021-BH134022 (Un-published). SDV351892.

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

The farmstead is depicted.

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

'France Farm' is marked.

Reichel, O. J., 1910, The Hundred of Sulfretona or Hairidge in Early Times, 222,235,236,237 (Article in Serial). SDV39757.

France Farm is associated with the nearby Domesday estate of Sainthill, alias France.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH134 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

No information supplied.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH134.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81738 ]
SDV351891Ground Photograph: Unattributed. France Farm. Blackdown Hills Survey. Digital. BH134001-BH134011.
SDV351892Un-published: Unattributed. France Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH134012, BH134021-BH134022.
SDV39757Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1910. The Hundred of Sulfretona or Hairidge in Early Times. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 42. A5 Hardback. 222,235,236,237.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 9 2018 6:23PM