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HER Number:MDV29951
Name:Oldsbrim farmhouse, Widecombe

Summary

Oldsbrim Farmhouse, probably a former longhouse. Likely to be 17th century or earlier with extension at lower end.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 688 734
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/170/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Farm is depicted on the Tithe Map; no 2200 on the Widecombe apportionment (Oldsbrim Estate) 'Houses, Gardens, etc.', owned by Henry Caunter, occupied by William French. Three buildings shown; two rectangular, aligned roughly north-south; the farmhouse is the east building. A third, smaller square structure shown between them.


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

'Ollsbrim' shown on the late 19th century historic map. Layout unchanged since the Tithe Map depiction.


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

'Ollsbrim' shown. Unchanged.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol III, 593 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

(22/5/1979). Thatched granite longhouse. Porch on west side, central chimney.


Department of Environment, 1986, Widecombe in the Moor, 118, (3/11/1986) (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289221.

Oldsbrim Farmhouse, probably a former longhouse. Likely to be 17th century or earlier with extension at lower end. Granite rubble. Half-hipped thatched roof. Granite chimneystack, probably of 19th century, in centre of ridge at right-hand part of house. Probably a 3-room and cross-passage plan. Non-domestic room possibly a former shippon. Two storeys. Roof timbers of lower end replaced in 20th century.


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

Named 'Oldsbrim Old House' and 'Oldsbrim Old Barn' on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

See designation record for details.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV289221List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Widecombe in the Moor. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 118, (3/11/1986).
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).
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, 593.
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: #86672 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15621Part of: Olsbrim farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 22 2018 11:58AM