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HER Number:MDV76918
Name:Homer Stidston farmstead, South Brent


Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, although may be earlier. Depicted on the Tithe Map, there have been a number of changes since then, including the replacement of the farmhouse with an early 20th century dwelling.


Grid Reference:SX 715 603
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848, 97/160 page of scanned apportionment (Cartographic). SDV349431.

'Stidstone' is depicted on the Tithe Map; 3751 on the South Brent Apportionment ('dwelling house, other buildings etc.'). Farmhouse is shown in the centre of the farm, with working buildings adjoining to the south-west. Further buildings shown north and south of the main range.

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

Some changes to the layout of the farm depicted on the late 19th century historic map, although the main buildings remain.

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

This map shows the farmhouse and adjoining building gone and a replacement added to the north-west.

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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 17/12/2003.

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

Modern map shows the farmstead has been expanded to the north-east and there are a number of new buildings shown. These are not included in the mapped polygon.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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: #103903 ]
SDV344545Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2003 - 2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. 97/160 page of scanned apportionment.

Associated Monuments

MDV13658Parent of: Farmhouse at Homer Stidston, South Brent (Building)
MDV108451Related to: Middle Stidston farmstead, South Brent (Monument)
MDV37742Related to: Stidston, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 14 2014 1:12PM