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HER Number:MDV26319
Name:Huntingdon Farmstead, Peter Tavy


Huntingdon farmstead shown on mid 19th century Tithe Map with several of the boundaries shown on later maps


Grid Reference:SX 520 773
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Ruined structural remains of farm buildings at Huntingdon Farm, Peter Tavy along with associated field boundaries

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/165
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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.

Two adjoining buildings shown on 19th century Tithe Map with three small enclosure to the south and an irregular shaped yard to the east. The Apportionment for 'Huntingdon' lists Field Number 315 as 'Homestead & Courtlage', Field Number 316 as 'Green' and Field Number 317 as 'Garden'. Map object partly based on ths source.

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

Outline of yard shown on 19th century map,

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

Outline of yard shown with a 'Spring' in the middle.

Royal Air Force, 1945, RAF/106G/UK/879, 7036 (Aerial Photograph). SDV269537.

Photograph taken on 2nd November 1945.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Complex of fields consisting of two rectangular enclosures in the corner of the field. A third enclosure probably preserved by modern field boundaries to the immediate east. The north-west, south-east boundary dividing the field into two. A very small square enclosure in the right angle formed by and modern field boundary. A trackway heading north-west,

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

Huntingdon site of a lost farmstead 350 metres north-north-east of Harragrove.

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

Several boundaries still present on modern mapping, Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV269537Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1945. RAF/106G/UK/879. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 7036.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
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).
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. Huntingdon.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 24 2019 3:10PM