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HER Number:MDV76937
Name:East Horridge farmstead, Ilsington


Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence. Depicted on the Tithe Map, the farmhouse is shown at the south-western corner of the farm (no longer extant). Most of the original farm buildings have fallen out of use in the 20th century. Farm was included in the Dartmoor National Park Authority survey.


Grid Reference:SX 761 742
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

East Horridge Farm is depicted on the Tithe Map.
Farmhouse and another building to the north-east, separated by a narrow yard, are shown on the western side of the track (plot 1781: 'East Horridge, Farmhouse etc.'). Two buildings and a yard shown on the eastern side of the track (plot 1742: 'East Horridge, Building and Yard').

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

Later 19th century historic map shows a long range of buildings now adjoins the farmhouse to the west of the track. Some changes also evident to the buildings to the east of the track. Map object based on this source.

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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 12/07/2004.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

The modern mapping shows most of the original buildings on this farm have fallen into disrepair; it appears that only one of those to the east of the dividing track survives. Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344545Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2003 - 2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV51770Related to: Quarry on the eastern edge of Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV76936Related to: West Horridge farmstead, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 30 2018 3:44PM