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HER Number:MDV30348
Name:Town Wood Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Town Wood Farm shown on 19th century and later maps

Location

Grid Reference:SX 716 720
Map Sheet:SX77SW
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: SX77SW/248

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Large rectangular building shown on 19th century Tithe Map in a sub-triangular enclosure with smaller buildings to the west, north-west and south. The Apportionment lists the Owner as 'Baring Margaret' and the Occupier as 'John Cribbett & others'. Field Number 1901 is listed as 'House and Yard', Field Number 1900 as 'Garden & Cottage' and Field Numbers 1891, 1897 and 1899 as 'Garden'.


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

Two buildings shown on 19th century map in an irregular shaped curvilinear enclosure.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol V 947 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

Site visited on 4th August 1979. Modern name Town Wood Farm. The house here now was made out of an old cottage when Town Wood farm was carved out of various other holdings. Town Wood Farm no longer has any land.


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

Town Wood farmstead listed.


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

Town Wood Farm shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

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 V 947.
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. Town Wood.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86834 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV51788Related to: Ivy Cottage, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV30349Related to: Townwood Cottage, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 8 2015 1:59PM