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HER Number:MDV76933
Name:Welstor farmstead, Ashburton


Welstor is first documented in the 13th century.


Grid Reference:SX 744 729
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XIII - 1201 AD to 1300 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Welstor marked.

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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 08/07/2004.

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

Newman, P., 2013, An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon (Report - Assessment). SDV356396.

Settlements such as Halsanger, Mountsland and Welstor, which are first mentioned in documents of the 13th century, were in existence prior to this date. Enclosed fields would have been established on the nearby slopes soon after initial colonisation of each settlement.

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 features: #103917 ; #103918 ]
SDV344545Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2003 - 2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital.
SDV356396Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2013. An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Bound + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV93025Parent of: Welstor House, Ashburton (Building)
MDV8032Related to: House north-east of Welstor House, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 4 2014 11:37AM