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HER Number:MDV30064
Name:Rogues Roost Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Rogues Roost farmstead shown on 19th century maps and listed as part of the 'Sherwill Estate' on the 19th century Tithe Map Apportionment

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 750
Map Sheet:SX67NE
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: SX67NE/279

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 rectangular buildings in small enclosures shown on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment for 'Sherwill Estate' lists Field Number 2238 as 'House & Yard' and Field Number 2237 as 'Garden'.


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

Two large buildings shown on 19th century map with several smaller buildings and several small enclosures.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol IV 708 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

Site visited on 15th May 1979. House rebuilt in 1905. Other buildings rebuilt circa 1960. According to local information the name could originate from when rogues of tinners lived there.


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

Rogues Roost farmstead listed and shown on Tithe Map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #86741 ]
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 IV 708.
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. Rogues Roost.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 8 2015 1:59PM