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HER Number:MDV29927
Name:Pitton Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Pitton farmstead shown on 19th century map and mentioned from the 13th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 721 786
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/329/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XIV to Late Medieval - 1311 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Pitten' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as two large and three small rectangular buildings with several small enclosures around an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Pitton' lists Field Number 151 as 'House Yard & Garden'.


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

Pitton farmstead shown on 19th century map as a group of three buildings around a small irregular shaped yard with one large and one small rectangular building to the south.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 529 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Pitton is mentioned as 'La Pitte' in 131, 'La Pytton' in 1342 and 'Pyttinge' in 1566.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol III 607 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

Dcra widecombe survey(1979)vol iii 607.


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

Pitton farmstead listed.


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

Pitton shown on modern mapping with additional buildings.


EXETER RECORD LIBRARY, unknown, 48/14/50/5 & 10, 48/14/50/5, 48/14/50/10 (Migrated Record). SDV313936.

In 1475 the name John Pytton occurs in a document connected with 'Notsworthe'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV313936Migrated Record: EXETER RECORD LIBRARY. unknown. 48/14/50/5 & 10. 48/14/50/5, 48/14/50/10.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #86652 ]
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 III 607.
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. 529.
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. Pitton.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV29926Parent of: Pitton Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 17 2016 2:17PM