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HER Number:MDV20661
Name:Farmstead to the west of Mis Tor Farm, Walkhampton


Small farmstead shown on 19th and early 20th century maps to the west of Mis Tor Farm


Grid Reference:SX 570 755
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of a group of three deserted farmsteads around Mis Tor Farm that date to at least the 19th century

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/78

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Not visible on 19th century Tithe Map.

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

Two buildings shown on 19th century map to the west of 'Mount View'.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Small farmstead shown on early 20th century map as an L-shaped building with a rectangular building to the north and several small enclosures to the south. A well is shown as 'W' to the south.

Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 87, Plan (Un-published). SDV150434.

Site visited on 17th April 1968. One of several houses with enclosures north of Rundlestone. Probably built and enclosed in the late 18th or early 19th century and abandoned in recent times. A small house with lean-to and separate barn. The house is of mortared stone.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Mistor 1 (Un-published). SDV352501.

Mistor 1 shown on Tithe Map as 'Rendlestone' site of a lost farmstead.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 87, Plan.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #82852 ]
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.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Mistor 1.

Associated Monuments

MDV20667Related to: Farmstead at Mis Tor Farm, Lydford (Building)
MDV20663Related to: Farmstead north-west of Rendlestone, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV20666Related to: Mis Tor Farm or Mount View, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 11 2016 11:27AM