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HER Number:MDV16337


Group of buildings shown on late 19th century map, includes 17th century farmhouse. Known in 14th century as Week Langford.


Grid Reference:SX 438 941
Map Sheet:SX49SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGermansweek
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGERMANSWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX49SW/28

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Map object based on this Source.

1899, Feudal Aids, 355 (Record Office Collection). SDV344134.

The priory held it in 1305 it was called Wyk Langeford.

Reichel, O. J., 1910, The Hundred of Sulfretona or Hairidge in Early Times, 234 (Article in Serial). SDV39757.

Langford, alias Week Langford. Was a Domesday estate held by Rainer, steward of Baldwin the Sheriff.

Hoskins, W. G., 1942 - 1946, Devonshire Gentry in Carolean Times, 322 (Article in Serial). SDV44634.

Records of the Committee of Compounding show that it was held by Henry Langford in the mid 17th century.

Youings, J., 1955, Devon Monastic Lands, 1-2, 23 (Monograph). SDV2117.

The manor was held by Frithelstock Priory until the dissolution and was granted to Richard Parker of Tavistock in 1543.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV2117Monograph: Youings, J.. 1955. Devon Monastic Lands. Devon Monastic Lands. Unknown. 1-2, 23.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV344134Record Office Collection: 1899. Feudal Aids. Public Record Office Collection. Unknown. 355.
SDV39757Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1910. The Hundred of Sulfretona or Hairidge in Early Times. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 42. A5 Hardback. 234.
SDV44634Article in Serial: Hoskins, W. G.. 1942 - 1946. Devonshire Gentry in Carolean Times. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 22. Unknown. 322.

Associated Monuments

MDV30382Parent of: Langford Farmhouse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2010 2:50PM