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HER Number:MDV16715
Name:Knowle Farm, Okehampton


The name is first recorded in 1657.


Grid Reference:SX 597 968
Map Sheet:SX59NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional Farm Buildings marked on nineteenth century mapping at Knowle Barn

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59NE/34
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XVII - 1657 AD to 1657 AD)

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV1416.

Knowle.1st known documentary reference is 1657.(gover et. Al. ). Also appears in various references in 18th century.(dro).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278926.

Gover, j. E. B. + mawer, a. + stenton, f. M. /the place-names of devon/(1931)206.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278927.

Des=dro/191 m/t 3-6/(1725-1747).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278928.

Des=dro/53/3/2 + dro/53/6/box 51/(1702 + 1704).

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

Farmstead depicted comprising several groups of buildings ranged along the south-western, south and north-eastern sides of two sizeable adjoining yards.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

The plan of the farmstead appears largely unchanged.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1416Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Devon Record Office Collection. Unknown.
SDV278926Migrated Record:
SDV278927Migrated Record:
SDV278928Migrated Record:
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #111663 ]
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 17 2018 9:36AM