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HER Number:MDV76832
Name:Higher Grenofen farmstead, Whitchurch


Historic farmstead included in Dartmoor National Park Authority survey. Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 13th century, but may be older.


Grid Reference:SX 495 710
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XII to World War II - 1200 AD to 1940 AD (Between))

Full description

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 249 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Grenofen is 'Grenefenne' in 1238 Assize Rolls and 1294.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2003 - 2005, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005, HF005 (Report - Survey). SDV344545.

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 15/10/2003. Five buildings recorded, ranging in date between the 16th/17th century (farmhouse) up to the 1930s/40s (open fronted shed). There are also a numbber of 20th centruy buildings on the site.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 249.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #103819 ]
SDV344545Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2003 - 2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. HF005.

Associated Monuments

MDV4087Parent of: Higher Grenofen farmhouse, Whitchurch (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 21 2020 2:21PM