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HER Number:MDV77118
Name:Beara farmstead, Buckland in the Moor


Farmstead dates to at least the early 19th century, based on the cartographic evidence, but may be earlier. Depicted on the Tithe Map, the overall layout of the farm has remained largely unchanged since the early 20th century, although some of the outbuildings have been converted into dwellings.


Grid Reference:SX 718 738
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1849 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Beara' farm is depicted on the Tithe Map.

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

The late 19th century historic map shows the farm, labelled as 'Bearah'.

Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist, 1983 (Un-published). SDV345904.

3/6/1983 Roundhouse, Beara farm remains; behind threshing barn, now completely demolished and not on the Tithe Map. There were two barns, one of which was the threshing barn, now converted to dwellings. Linhay, open sided, with one round pillar and loft over. Pigsties stone built with slated roof at roadside.

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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 01/03/1995.

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

Beara farm is shown on the modern mapping.

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.
SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. 1983.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #104102 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV30700Parent of: Beara farmhouse and cottage, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV118784Parent of: Linhay at Beara Farm, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV118781Parent of: Old dairy at Beara farm, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV30699Parent of: Pig house at Beara Farm, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV118782Parent of: Shippon at Beara Farm, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV118783Parent of: Shippon at Beara Farm, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV118785Parent of: Stable at Beara Farm, Buckland in the Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 21 2017 11:12AM