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HER Number:MDV3011
Name:Ladydown Farmstead

Summary

Ladydown farmstead shown on 19th century map with a later house called Ladywell Farm built to the south

Location

Grid Reference:SX 693 567
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/99

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, Untitled Source (Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry). SDV340818.

Ladydown (Ladywell), farmhouse and outbuildings. A late 19th century style house on the B3210 road which was the old Totnes to Plymouth Turnpike road. The 19th century Tithe Map Apportionment lists it as 'cot, yard and offices' but only the farm buildings remain here now. Mentioned in a 1781 Land Tax Assessment and assessed at £3.15s.


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

'Ladydown' shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around an irregular shaped yard in a triangular enclosure at the jnuction between two roads to the west of Langford Barton.


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

Five buildings are shown at 'Ladydown' on the early 20th century map.


Cotswold Archaeology, 2001, Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Archaeological Fieldwalking and Field Reconnaissance Survey: Preliminary Summary, Map 7 (Report - Survey). SDV340217.


Cotswold Archaeology, 2001, Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Cultural Heritage Assessment: Volume 1:Text, 28 (Report - Assessment). SDV340215.

Other details: Site 96.


Cotswold Archaeology, 2001, Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Cultural Heritage Assessment: Volume 2: Constraints Maps (Report - Assessment). SDV340216.

Other details: Map 7 Site 96.


Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

'Ladywell Farm' shown on modern mapping to the south of the earlier farmstead at 'Ladydown'.

Sources / Further Reading

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).
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital.
SDV340215Report - Assessment: Cotswold Archaeology. 2001. Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Cultural Heritage Assessment: Volume 1:Text. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 01084. A4 Stapled + Digital. 28.
SDV340216Report - Assessment: Cotswold Archaeology. 2001. Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Cultural Heritage Assessment: Volume 2: Constraints Maps. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 01084. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV340217Report - Survey: Cotswold Archaeology. 2001. Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Archaeological Fieldwalking and Field Reconnaissance Survey: Preliminary Summary. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 1224. A4 Stapled + Digital. Map 7.
SDV340818Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry: Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4375 - Fishacre to Lyneham Pipeline Assessment
  • EDV4391 - Fishacre to Lyneham Fieldwalking Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 19 2008 10:20AM