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HER Number:MDV22297
Name:Welltown Meadow, Walkhampton

Summary

Old farm buildings at Welltown. Probably 16th century in date. Originally Grade III listed, but not designated following the list revision in the 1980s. In a dilapidated state in 1980, the barn was converted into a dwelling and is now (2018) known as 'Welltown Meadow'.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 540 700
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/64/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OUTBUILDING (XV to XVI - 1500 AD to 1599 AD (Between))
  • HOUSE (Altered, XX to Unknown - 1980 AD (Post))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Farm buildings shown on the 1840s Tithe Map at Welltown, aligned north-south. Apportionment lists (1285): Welltown 'Dwelling house, outhouses, Courts and Mowhay'. Owned and occupied by Abraham Giles.


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

The late 19th century historic map shows no particular change since the Tithe Map depiction.


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

As previously shown.


Department of Environment, 1960, Tavistock RD, 25 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV239444.

Outbuildings at Welltown. 16th century? Rubble and slate. Granite doorway with four centre head.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 1978, Dartmoor Grade III listed buildings - Walkhampton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV357164.

Image of Welltown farm buildings included; presumed to date to the early 1960s.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

The modern maps show this building (now a dwelling) labelled as 'Welltown Meadow'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV239444List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1960. Tavistock RD. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 25.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV357164List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1978. Dartmoor Grade III listed buildings - Walkhampton. Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113472 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV112072Part of: Welltown Farm, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV21293Related to: Gargoyles at The Threshing Barn, Walkhampton (Find Spot)
MDV21292Related to: Welltown Farmhouse, Walkhampton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 21 2018 3:47PM