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HER Number:MDV76985
Name:Hooperton farmstead, Drewsteignton

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence, but may be older. Depicted on the Tithe Map, the main farm has retained its general layout since the later 19th century, but is bordered on the northern side with modern buildings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 743 924
Map Sheet:SX79SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHERITON BISHOP

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

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

Hooperton is shown on the Cheriton Bishop Tithe Map as a simple homestead consisting of two buildings at the north-eastern and south-western sides of a yard.


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

The late 19th century historic map shows the farm has expanded a little, with at least two new buildings added to the yard, including a circular addition to the building adjacent to the lane; possible engine house?


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 1993 - 1997, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997 (Report - Survey). SDV344544.

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 10/01/1996.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

The modern map shows the farm retains the buildings shown on the late 19th century historic map, although the engine house has been altered and is now part of the range of structures bordering the yard on the north.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344544Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1993 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997. dartmoor National Park Authority. Mixed Archive Material.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #103966 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77358Related to: Bowden, Drewsteignton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 7 2017 1:10PM