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HER Number:MDV29811
Name:Coombe Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Coombe farmstead shown on 19th century maps and mentioned in in the 14th century. The farmhouse was burnt down in the 20th century but two of the barns have been converted into a house and a garage

Location

Grid Reference:SX 713 771
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/291

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIV - 1350 AD to 1400 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Coomb' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as two irregular shaped buildings with a rectangular building to the west and a small square building to the south in an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Coombe' lists Field Number 560 as 'House Yard & C' and Field Numbers 558 and 559 to the north-east as 'Garden'. Field Number 561 to the south is also listed as 'Garden'.


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

Coombe shown on 19th century map as a group of four buildings in an irregular shaped yard.


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

Coombe shown on early 20th century map a group of buildings in an irregular shaped yard.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol I 165 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

Site visited on 14th August 1979. Coombe. The original farm was burnt down earlier this century. An original corner of the old house can still be seen in the garden. The present building is a converted barn, which was built out of the remains of the old house. An old barn, now used as a garage, still remains.


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

Coombe farmstead listed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #86608 ]
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 I 165.
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. Coombe.

Associated Monuments

MDV7552Related to: Deserted medieval site at Coombe, Widecombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 11:01AM