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HER Number:MDV76962
Name:Higher Waye farm, Ashburton

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence, but may be earlier. Depicted on the Tithe Map, this small holding appears to have expanded slightly in the late 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 767 718
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

The Tithe Map depicts this holding as 'Higher Waye'; plot number 734 'House, Garden etc.' and lists the associated plots, including pasture, arable and orchards. The map is a little unclear but appears to just have one building at this time.


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

Three buildings shown on the late 19th century for Waye Farm.


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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 30/07/2004.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

The modern map shows the layout of buildings to be largely the same as that of the late 19th / early 20th century historic maps.

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.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #103945 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV21898Related to: Lower Waye farmhouse, Ashburton (Building)
MDV8211Related to: The Waye House, Ashburton (Building)
MDV113847Related to: Waye Cottage, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 26 2015 1:45PM