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HER Number:MDV22099
Name:Lower Uppacott Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Lower Uppacott farmhouse shown on 19th century maps on the east side of the yard

Location

Grid Reference:SX 701 728
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/96/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LONGHOUSE (XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV303294.

Doe/hhr:widecombe in the moor/(3/11/1986)115.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV303295.

English heritage/(24/11/2003)/lbs no 441163.


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

Buildings at Lower Uppcott shown on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment lists Field Number 2092 as 'Buildings & Yard'.


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

Building shown on 19th century map as two adjoining buildings on the east side of the yard.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol IV 836 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

Site visited on 13th June 1979. Present owner in the process of restoring the longhouse and a porch is being added. At the back of the house there is a later addition of the 18th century. Inside there is a central hearth and the possible remains of a spiral staircase. The house was known to be occupied in 1430. In the yard outside there is a pig trough and several other granite troughs.


Wilkinson, F., 1979, Lower Uppacott Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor, 1 (Article in Serial). SDV303290.

One of a pair of longhouses at Uppacott. Its shippon has been converted to living accommodation.


Alcock, N. W., 1981, Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue, 108 (Report - non-specific). SDV342504.

True cruck recorded at Lower Uppacott (citing Miss E. Gawne).


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Longhouse visible and recorded.


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

Building at Lower Uppacott shown on modern mapping.


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England, 441163 (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

'Lower Uppacott' cottage and barn attached. 17th century. Two storey. Granite, partly thatched, partly slate roofed. Front has one original stone mullioned window and dripmould. Other windows have heavy granite lintels. At rear of main block is a long outshot with old slate roof.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV303290Article in Serial: Wilkinson, F.. 1979. Lower Uppacott Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor. Devon Archaeological Society Newsletter. 14. 1.
SDV303294Migrated Record:
SDV303295Migrated Record:
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound. Vol IV 836.
SDV342504Report - non-specific: Alcock, N. W.. 1981. Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. 42. Photocopy. 108.
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: #83296 ]
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 441163.

Associated Monuments

MDV113180Part of: Lower Uppacott Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV22098Part of: Uppacott Medieval Settlement, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30056Related to: Barn at Lower Uppacott, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV22100Related to: Higher Uppacott Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV113178Related to: Higher Uppacott Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 17 2016 10:42AM