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HER Number:MDV76931
Name:Lower Waye farmstead, Ashburton


Farmstead dates to at least the late 17th century, based on documentary evidence, but may be earlier. Depicted on the Tithe Map, the farm has modern additions at the western end of the farm.


Grid Reference:SX 771 717
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1676, Waye Title Deeds 924 m/t1/6 (Record Office Collection). SDV287487.

Lower Waye. Lower Waye mentioned in title deeds of 1676 and thereafter.

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848, 36 of 101 on apportionment (Cartographic). SDV349431.

'Lower Waye' is depicted on the Tithe Map; 999 on the apportionment 'House, garden and orchard'. A long building is shown on the northern side of the road, with a small structure at the western end, while two buildings are shown to the south of the road.

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

Much the same as the Tithe Map depiction.

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

Some extension to the western end of the farm shown on the early 20th century historic map.

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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 07/07/2004.

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

Lower Waye is depicted on the modern map. Modern buildings shown further to the west of the original farm and some other additions to the farm buildings shown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV287487Record Office Collection: Unknown. 1676. Waye Title Deeds 924 m/t1/6. Devon Record Office Collection. Unknown.
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: #103915 ]
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. 36 of 101 on apportionment.

Associated Monuments

MDV120630Related to: Field system at Linhay Hill Quarry, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV21898Related to: Lower Waye farmhouse, Ashburton (Building)
MDV8211Related to: The Waye House, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 8 2018 10:19AM