HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV74375
Name:Wiverton Farmstead


18th and early 19th century farmstead to the west of Wiverton House


Grid Reference:SX 560 547
Map Sheet:SX55SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBrixton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIXTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

L-shaped farmstead shown on 19th century map at Wiverton.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Shown as 'Swallow Barn' on modern mapping.

Scott Wilson, 2006, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement, Site B8 (Report - Assessment). SDV340472.

Wiverton 18th and early 19th century farmstead complex is first shown on the 1784-6 map. The farmhouse originally associated with with these buildings was replaced in the mid 19th century. The L-shaped complex includes several different phases of construction. The oldest range includes a two storey barn with pitching door and ventilation slits at the first floor level and a possible shippon below. Brick arches were inserted later. A lower barn adjoins to the east. The north to south range comprises several individual buildings including a threshing barn with attached polygonal horse engine house and possible stables. Other details: Plate 13.

Jack, S. + Steadman, S., 2007, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage, Table 9.5 (Report - Assessment). SDV340474.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340472Report - Assessment: Scott Wilson. 2006. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement. Scott Wilson Report. D108531. A4 Stapled + Digital. Site B8.
SDV340474Report - Assessment: Jack, S. + Steadman, S.. 2007. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage. Scott Wilson Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. Table 9.5.

Associated Monuments

MDV39145Related to: Wiverton House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4380 - Assessment for Sherford New Community

Date Last Edited:Jun 3 2008 12:59PM