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HER Number:MDV30722
Name:Mistresses Piece, Buckland in the Moor

Summary

Area of woodland situated near the confluence of the rivers Dart and Webburn. Documentary evidence lists it as belonging to E. P. Bastard in 1735.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 719 721
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/382

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WOOD (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD? to 1735 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1735, Record office reference: 74/52 Survey of Lands of E. P. Bastard (Report - Survey). SDV290868.

Suggests the wood dates to at least the early 18th century.


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

The Buckland-in-the-Moor Tithe Map names the wood, although the digital version overlaps


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

Mistresses Piece is depicted on the early 20th century historic map.


Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist, 5/3/1986 (Un-published). SDV345904.

Mistresses Piece. Situated near the confluence of the rivers Dart and Webburn. See Tithe Map of 1840 and worksheet with full documentary references.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Misstresses Piece is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV290868Report - Survey: Unknown. 1735. Record office reference: 74/52 Survey of Lands of E. P. Bastard. Unknown. Unknown.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. 5/3/1986.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86986 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV30675Related to: Buckland Bridge, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30981Related to: GATE in the Parish of Ashburton, Buckland in the Moor, Holne (Monument)
MDV30712Related to: Great Lot Wood, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30711Related to: Greypark wood, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30724Related to: Hardridge Wood, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV31007Related to: Lower Lodge, Buckland-in-the-Moor (Building)
MDV30939Related to: Stone near Buckland Bridge (Monument)
MDV30723Related to: Town Wood, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 7 2016 11:12AM