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HER Number:MDV76245
Name:Eastacott Farm House, Dowland


Eastacott Farm house in Dowland was mentioned in 1238 and has a 'Bound Stone' forming the kitchen door step


Grid Reference:SS 578 107
Map Sheet:SS51SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDowland
Ecclesiastical ParishDOWLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Unknown date)

Full description

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

'Eastacott' shown on 19th century map as an irregular shaped farmhouse forming the west side of a squarish yard with agricultural buildings to the north, east and south. Orchards are shown to the west and south of the farmstead.

Ellis, D. A., 1992, Dowland Past and Present, 41 (Pamphlet). SDV344172.

Eastacott was mentioned as 'Estcote' in 1238. The kitchen door step is a very worn 'Bound Stone' inscribed 'D O V' and may represent the stone upon which the local parishioners paid their tythes.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #103274 ]
SDV344172Pamphlet: Ellis, D. A.. 1992. Dowland Past and Present. Paperback Volume. 41.

Associated Monuments

MDV76260Related to: Building east of Eastacott Farm (Monument)
MDV76243Related to: Eastacott Cottages, Dowland (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2010 11:55AM