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HER Number:MDV77438
Name:Wisdome farmstead, Cornwood

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the early 17th century and is recorded as a Barton, or small manor farm. Most of the buildings depicted on the Tithe Map have survived well into modern times.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 615 603
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

The Tithe Map depicts Wisdom farm. 1210-1211 on the apportionment.


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

Farmstead is depicted on the late 19th century historic map as 'Wisdome remains of a Barton'.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 271 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Wisdome is recorded in 1618 and is possible associated with the family of John de Wymesdone.


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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited during December 1991.


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

Wisdom Farm is depicted on the modern mapping, including label: 'Barton (remain of'). Some alterations, but most of the buildings shown on the Tithe Map appear to have survived fairly well.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback. 271.
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.
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: #104399 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV23570Parent of: Cider house 40 metres south of Wisdome farmhouse, Cornwood (Building)
MDV23569Parent of: Shippon south of Wisdome farmhouse, Cornwood (Building)
MDV23568Parent of: Stables south-east of Wisdome farmhouse, Cornwood (Building)
MDV4337Parent of: Wisdome farmhouse, Cornwood (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 31 2017 12:52PM