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HER Number:MDV3626
Name:Longash farm, near Merrivale, Dartmoor Forest


Historic farmstead included in Dartmoor National Park Authority survey.


Grid Reference:SX 547 743
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/34

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Early Medieval to XX - 1066 AD to 1960 AD (Between))

Full description

PARKER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV20121.

Vis=6/8/1977 (parker) description of carved stones given. An odd building with a most unusual door lintel still in place. Farmhouse and barn are now being repaired.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV228198.

Longash farm. Deserted farmstead.

HAYNES, PERS.COMM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV228200.

Vis=17/2/1967 (haynes) a modern farm on an ancient site abandoned c.1960. Slates of outhouses gone or falling. The house roof is intact but wooden stairs partly destroyed. Water supply by leat.1852 carved on granite trough. Oldest building is probably the north shippen. Lobby and shippen of a longhouse are visible. Further description and plans given. Longash was taken over by two school teachers about april 1967 for boys adventure training (haynes, pers. Comm).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV228201.

Not visible on 1947 raf verticals (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV228203.

Des=parker/letters in pf.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV228204.

Des=haynes, r. G. /ruined sites on dartmoor/(nd)64-71,plans/ms in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV228205.

Des=gerrard, s. /(-/-/2002)/mpp alternative action report.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 1993 - 1997, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997 (Report - Survey). SDV344544.

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 06/03/1997.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV20121Migrated Record: PARKER.
SDV228198Migrated Record:
SDV228200Report - Survey: HAYNES, PERS.COMM.
SDV228201Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV228203Migrated Record:
SDV228204Migrated Record:
SDV228205Migrated Record:
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #88957 ]
SDV344544Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1993 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997. dartmoor National Park Authority. Mixed Archive Material.

Associated Monuments

MDV3627Related to: Gatepost at Longash Farm (Monument)
MDV12820Related to: Huckentor deserted farmstead, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 22 2015 2:19PM