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HER Number:MDV21898
Name:Lower Waye farmhouse, Ashburton


Lower Waye is mentioned in title deeds of 1676 although it is not clear how old the farmhouse is. Depicted on the Tithe Map; it dates to at least the early-mid 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 772 717
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/72

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVII - 1650 AD to 1676 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1676, Waye Title Deeds 924 m/t1/6 (Record Office Collection). SDV287487.

Lower Waye. Lower Waye mentioned in title deeds of 1676 and thereafter.

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

Buildings shown on the Tithe Map for Lower Waye.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 464 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Placename Waye has 13th century origins, though this may refer to The Waye House (MDV8211).

Griffiths, D. M., 1984, Waye Farmhouse, 17/1/1984 (Worksheet). SDV287489.

Low rectangular two storey stone-built farmhouse with small projecting wing at rear, rendered at front. Remains of lateral stack in front. Modern windows. Owner states it is "300 years old". Stone farm buildings including one apsidal one.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV287487Record Office Collection: Unknown. 1676. Waye Title Deeds 924 m/t1/6. Devon Record Office Collection. Unknown.
SDV287489Worksheet: Griffiths, D. M.. 1984. Waye Farmhouse. Worksheet. Unknown. 17/1/1984.
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. 464.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83237 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV120630Related to: Field system at Linhay Hill Quarry, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV76962Related to: Higher Waye farm, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV76931Related to: Lower Waye farmstead, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 8 2018 10:19AM