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HER Number:MDV55811
Name:Challacombe Farmhouse, Manaton

Summary

Challacombe farmhouse built in the mid 19th century on the site of earlier buildings

Location

Grid Reference:SX 693 794
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/67/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XIX - 1850 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Earlier farmhouse shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a long rectangular building at right angles to the contours.


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

Building shown on 19th century map.


Griffiths, D. M. + Robinson, R., 1987, Challacombe: Manuscript Survey (Report - Survey). SDV290318.

Building a: the present farm complex was built in the mid 19th century on the site of earlier buildings belonging to the combined tenement of South and North Middle Challacombe (although originally it would have been SouthCchallacombe). The present farmhouse overlies the lower end of an earlier dwelling house aligned across the contours. Behind the farm on the west is a short L-shaped bank which appears to be a remaining corner of an earlier farmyard enclosure shown on the Tithe Map.


Griffith, F. M., 1990, DAP/TV, 13-14 (Aerial Photograph). SDV160790.

Photograph taken on 23rd September 1990.


Agricultural Development Advisory Service, 1991, Challacombe Farm Postbridge, Devon (Duchy Farms Project), 25, Map D1 (Report - Assessment). SDV356546.

The farmhouse at Challacombe is constructed on the site of a long rectangular building which was set at right angles to the contours and was still standing in 1840.


Pattison, P., 1999, Challacombe Revisited, 61-70 (Monograph). SDV359495.

Large square building shown on plan of Challacombe.


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

Large square building with a central extension on the east side shown on modern mapping.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England, 1021395 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

Building within the Scheduled area.


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, 442451 (Website). SDV359354.

The remains of a shrunken Medieval settlement and ruined Medieval buildings. The main settlement was nucleated with the remains of at least eight ruinous buildings still visible. The present farm complex was built in the mid 19th century on the site of earlier buildings belonging to the combined tenement of South and North Middle Challacombe. The present farmhouse overlies the lower end of an earlier dwelling aligned across the contours.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV160790Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1990. DAP/TV. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper) + Photograph (Digital). 13-14.
SDV290318Report - Survey: Griffiths, D. M. + Robinson, R.. 1987. Challacombe: Manuscript Survey.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV356546Report - Assessment: Agricultural Development Advisory Service. 1991. Challacombe Farm Postbridge, Devon (Duchy Farms Project). Agricultural Development Advisory Service. A3 Comb Bound. 25, Map D1.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95360 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1021395.
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 442451.
SDV359495Monograph: Pattison, P.. 1999. Challacombe Revisited. Patterns of the Past: Essays in Landscape Archaeology. 61-70.

Associated Monuments

MDV78083Part of: Challacombe Farmstead, Manaton (Monument)
MDV6059Part of: Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Monument)
MDV117378Related to: Barn at Challacombe Farm, Manaton (Building)
MDV55813Related to: Building 'D' at Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Building)
MDV55817Related to: Challacombe Cottages, Manaton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 2:45PM