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HER Number:MDV45762
Name:Willhay Farm, Axminster


The site of Willhay Farm is now covered by modern housing.


Grid Reference:SY 297 988
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29NE/249

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Willhay Farm marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Map object based on this Source.

Weddell, P. J., 1991, Archaeological Appraisal of Potential Development Areas in Axminster and its Environs, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV99927.

Willhay Farm is shown on a late 18th century map on the site now occupied by Burnt House. It had moved to its present location by 1888.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV99927Report - Assessment: Weddell, P. J.. 1991. Archaeological Appraisal of Potential Development Areas in Axminster and its Environs. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 91.14. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.

Associated Monuments

MDV45763Related to: Site of Willhay Farm, now Burnt House, Axminster (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 13 2012 11:47AM