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HER Number:MDV31553
Name:Thorneford Farmstead


Site of Thorneford farmstead shown on 19th century map with a well and three small fields to the north


Grid Reference:SS 653 417
Map Sheet:SS64SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChallacombe
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHALLACOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS64SE/137

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Unknown date)

Full description

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

'Thorneford' farmstead shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around a rectangular yard with a 'Well' to the north and three small irregular shaped fields to the north-west. It would appear to have a leat to the south and a track to the north.

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

'Thorneford' shown on early 20th century map.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 6SW (Cartographic). SDV323696.

'Thorneford' shown on 1905 map.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, SS64SE (Cartographic). SDV343820.

The outline of the three small fields to the northwest of Thorneford shown on 1963 map. The well to the north of the farmstead is shown as 'W'.

Simpson, J. K., 2003, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV343819.

Site visited on 9th July 2003. Remains of boundary banks and a well are all that now survive within woodland. Other details: Photograph in Parish File.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323696Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 6SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
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).
SDV343819Personal Comment: Simpson, J. K.. 2003.
SDV343820Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SS64SE. Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV67217Related to: West Ridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 25 2009 11:32AM