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HER Number:MDV30066
Name:Uphill Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor


Uphill farmstead shown on 19th century maps and mentioned from at least the early 14th century, although may be earlier. Also known as 'Uppehille'.


Grid Reference:SX 698 741
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/470

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XIII to Late Medieval - 1300 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farmstead depicted on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment for 'Uphill Estate' lists Field Number 1689 as 'Old House & Yard' and Field Number 1690 as 'House Front'.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 530 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Uphill is first mentioned in the subsidy rolls of 1330 as Uppehille. It was the home of Lucas de Uppehille.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

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

Uphill farmstead listed.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 530.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86743 ]
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Uphill.

Associated Monuments

MDV29997Parent of: Barn north of Uphill House, Widecombe (Building)
MDV29998Parent of: Farmhouse at Uphill, Widecombe (Building)
MDV105598Parent of: Old house at Uphill Farm, Widecombe (Building)
MDV30000Parent of: Shippon at Uphill Farm, Widecombe (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 17 2016 2:18PM