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HER Number:MDV20667
Name:Farmstead at Mis Tor Farm, Lydford


Mis Tor Farm shown on modern mapping with several buildings. Shown on 19th and early 20th century maps to the north of 'Mount View'


Grid Reference:SX 571 755
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

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/79

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.

Group of buildings on both sides of a track running west to east.

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

Three or four buildings shown on the north side of the track and a further building shown on the south side.

Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 88, 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 19th century and abandoned in recent times. A sizeable farmhouse with numerous outhouses. The dwelling house is mortared and partly floored with cement. Very dilapidated.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Mistor 2 (Un-published). SDV352501.

Mistor 2 Tithe Map site of lost farm building.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Outline of buildings and walls shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 88, Plan.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #82857 ]
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 2.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV20663Related to: Farmstead north-west of Rendlestone, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV20661Related to: Farmstead to the west of Mis Tor Farm, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV20666Related to: Mis Tor Farm or Mount View, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 10:37AM