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HER Number:MDV77377
Name:Reed farmstead, Christow


Farmstead dates to the late Medieval period, based on the age of the farmhouse. Layout has changed little since the 19th century map depictions. Included in Dartmoor Historic farmstead survey; visited in 1995.


Grid Reference:SX 836 837
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Built, Late Medieval - 1401 AD (Between) to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments, Plot 565 (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Layout of the farm as depicted on the Tithe Map is broadly similar to what survives today, with an additional structure to the north of the dwelling.

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

Similar to tithe map, northern structure has gone by this time.

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


McKay, K., 1994 - 1997, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1994-1997 (Report - Survey). SDV344544.

(Visited 25/04/1995) SX 836 838. Reed Farmstead included in survey. Six buildings recorded including 16th century farmhouse, cart shed, shippon, linhays, two barns, and a pig house (various 18th - 20th century dates).

Ordnance Survey, 2024, Mastermap 2024 (Cartographic). SDV365834.

Reed is shown on the modern mapping. Layout of the farm is almost unchanged from the 19th century map depictions; small alterations only.

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 Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344544Report - Survey: McKay, K.. 1994 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1994-1997. 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. Plot 565.
SDV365834Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2024. Mastermap 2024. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #104340 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV22141Parent of: Farmhouse at Reed Farm, Christow (Building)
MDV9368Related to: Wheal Adams / Reed Mine, Christow (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2024 10:57AM