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HER Number:MDV71788
Name:Southdown Farmstead

Summary

Southdown farmstead is shown on 19th century maps

Location

Grid Reference:SX 684 416
Map Sheet:SX64SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Milton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH MILTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Unknown date)

Full description

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

'Southdown' farmstead is shown on OS 25" map as a large squarish building with several small buildings adjoining to the south. A large rectilinear yard is shown to the south with buildings on the west & east sides.


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

'Southdown' farmstead is shown on OS 25" map as a large squarish building with several small buildings adjoining to the south. A large rectilinear yard is shown to the south with buildings on the west & east sides.


Blaylock, S. + Neophytou, M., 2004, South Milton Sands & Southdown Farm: Initial archaeological assessment, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV323350.

Southdown farm is shown but not named on the OS 2" (1809) map. The buildings are largely 19C with a datestone on the farmhouse reading 'Erected by SEP 1837). The initials standing for Sarah Elizabeth Prideaux who was recorded as the owner in the Tithe Map Apportionement. A few of the farm buildings including a bank barn, cowshed & stable are of late 18C or early 19C type.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323350Report - Assessment: Blaylock, S. + Neophytou, M.. 2004. South Milton Sands & Southdown Farm: Initial archaeological assessment. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #99744 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2705 - South Milton Sands & Southdown Farm: Initial archaeological assessment

Date Last Edited:Jul 20 2010 3:31PM