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HER Number:MDV62871
Name:Farmstead, Buckland Monachorum


Outline of a possible Medieval farmstead lying to the west of an extensive ancient field system


Grid Reference:SX 492 700
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/340

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Rowe, A. E., 1994, Buckland Monachorum Landscape Study, 13 (Un-published). SDV340420.

Outline of a building 45 feet by 18 feet possibly a Medieval farmstead with a possible corn dryer to the east. Lies to the west of an extensive ancient field system.

Rowe, A. E., 1998, Buckland Monachorum: The History of a Down, 25 (Un-published). SDV340421.

Greeves, T. A. P., 1999, Four Deserted Medieval Settlements on Buckland Down, West Devon, 71-80 (Article in Serial). SDV340419.

Located 300 metres north-east of the Downlane Plantation at Grid Reference SX492701. A longhouse lies to the western edge of the site aligned northwest-southeast measuring 15 metres by 7 metres. A detached corn-drying barn lies 15 metres east of this measuring 12 metres by 8 metres with an entrance on the western side. Within this are the remains of 2 corn-drying kilns located in the southerly portion.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Bymore Wood 1 (Un-published). SDV352501.

Bymore Wood 1 a lost farmstead.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340419Article in Serial: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1999. Four Deserted Medieval Settlements on Buckland Down, West Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 131. A5 Paperback. 71-80.
SDV340420Un-published: Rowe, A. E.. 1994. Buckland Monachorum Landscape Study. Buckland Monachorum Landscape Study. A4 Bound + Digital. 13.
SDV340421Un-published: Rowe, A. E.. 1998. Buckland Monachorum: The History of a Down. A4 Bound + Digital. 25.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Bymore Wood 1.

Associated Monuments

MDV62867Related to: Farmstead, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV62868Related to: Farmstead, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2016 10:26AM