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HER Number:MDV77352
Name:Whiddonpark farm, Chagford


Historic farmstead probably dating to the mid 16th century or before. The home of the Whiddon family since the time of queen Elizabeth I. Comprises a masion house and associated barn near to the Whiddon Deer Park.


Grid Reference:SX 721 892
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XV to XXI - 1500 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Whiddonpark House shown on the Tithe Map with some surrounding buildings. The mansion appears to to have been rebuilt since this time to a different design and the coach house is apparently not depicted, unless the buildings have been transposed by the cartographer.

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

Mansion and coach house depicted on the First Edition map as they exist today.

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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 07/02/1997.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV344544Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1993 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997. dartmoor National Park Authority. Mixed Archive Material.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #104316 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV33204Parent of: Coach House and stables at Whiddonpark House (Building)
MDV8277Parent of: Whiddonpark House, Chagford (Building)
MDV61788Related to: Bridge to deer park north-east of Whiddonpark House (Monument)
MDV8276Related to: Whiddon Deer Park, Moretonhampstead (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 8 2011 2:30PM