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HER Number:MDV77230
Name:Mountshayne Farm, Hemyock


The earliest reference to Mountshayne Farm is as Maundeuillesheghs in 1330.


Grid Reference:ST 139 126
Map Sheet:ST11SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHemyock
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHEMYOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Unknown date)

Full description

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

'Mountshayne Farm' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, comprising chiefly two long ranges of buildings in an 'L' shape with the farmhouse on the north-west. There are also some additional buildings shown on the other side of the lane to the east with a track leading to a well.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 617 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Mountshayne Farm is first referred to as 'Maundeuillesheghs' in 1330, 'Maundesheghes' in 1359 and 'Mounsheyes' in 1566. It is to be associated with the family of Robert de Maundevill mentioned in connection with Awliscombe in 1299.

Clements, H. A., 1994, Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills, Annotated plan and photos (Report - Survey). SDV344050.

The farm buildings are considered to be at risk (B.A.R. 1.2.3, 2.2.4.).

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH124 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

No information supplied.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 617.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Annotated plan and photos.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH124.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #104208 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV40527Parent of: Mountshayne Farmhouse, Hemyock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 30 2015 10:15AM