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HER Number:MDV19002
Name:Coombe Farm, Moretonhampstead


Coombe Farm shown on 19th century maps and possibly mentioned in the 14th century. It was one of the farms of the Medieval manor of Doccombe


Grid Reference:SX 774 870
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NE/65

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'Coombe' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as three buildings around an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Coombe' lists Field Number 465 as 'Courtlage'.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 484 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Coombe Farm was probably the home of William atte Combe in 1333.

Hughes, G. W. G., 1954, Moretonhampstead, 7-8 (Article in Serial). SDV314001.

Combe, one of the farms of the Medieval manor of Doccombe.

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

Coombe Doccombe farmstead.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV314001Article in Serial: Hughes, G. W. G.. 1954. Moretonhampstead. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 86. Unknown. 7-8.
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. 484.
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. Coombe Doccombe.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 20 2015 3:03PM