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HER Number:MDV77191
Name:Lakeland farmstead, Chagford

Summary

Lakeland farmstead shown on 19th century maps but probably dating from the 13th century and mentioned in the 16th century as 'Lakelond'

Location

Grid Reference:SX 683 830
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Extensive area of tin streamworks on the River Bovey related to tin working and the medieval field system around Lakeland Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Lakeland' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a long L-shaped building in an irregular shaped enclosure. A small rectangular building is shown circa 75 metres to the west which is not shown on later maps.


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

'Lakeland' shown on 19th century map as a row of five adjoining buildings with a further rectangular building to the south-east all in an irregular shaped enclosure.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Lakeland' shown on early 20th century map as a group of six adjoining buildings with a rectangular building to the south-east and a small square building to the north-east. Map object partly based on this source.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 426 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Lakeland was mentioned as 'Lakelond' and 'Lackelond' in 1578.


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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 26/03/1997.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape, 17, Figure 4 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.

Lakeland was probably founded in the early 13th century. The original longhouse has gone although it was probably near the present farmhouse. The farm has a classic ringfence appearance with cornditch walls as the outer boundary indicating a Medieval date.


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

'Lakeland' shown on modern mapping as a group of buildings in an irregular shaped enclosure to the west of ther road. Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 426.
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.
SDV360382Post-Graduate Thesis: Passmore, A. J.. 1997. Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape. King Alfred's College, Winchester. A4 Comb Bound. 17, Figure 4.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV120946Parent of: Lakeland Medieval Field System, Chagford (Monument)
MDV20918Related to: Ridgeleigh Farmstead, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 15 2018 3:31PM