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HER Number:MDV17054
Name:Oakley Farm, Whitchurch

Summary

Oakley. Author deduces from list of surnames that this farm was in existence in the 13th century (alexander).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 522 733
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/58

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217000.

Alexander, j. J. /tda/71(1939)226,228/tavistock in the early 13th century.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217001.

Gover, j. E. B. + mawer, a. + stenton, f. M. /the place-names of devon/(1931)249.


ALEXANDER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219470.

Oakley. Author deduces from list of surnames that this farm was in existence in the 13th century (alexander).


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One (Monograph). SDV1312.

Oakley is mentioned in the early chancery proceedings as 'oklegh' between 1518-29. It means oak clearing or wood (gover + mawer + stenton).


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

Included in list. No further details provided.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback.
SDV217000Migrated Record:
SDV217001Migrated Record:
SDV219470Migrated Record: ALEXANDER.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV30231Parent of: Oakley farmhouse, Whitchurch (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 9 2014 3:30PM