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HER Number:MDV77450
Name:Moorlands Farm, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Moorlands Farm is shown on historic maps; originally called Bogland. The farm's name was changed to Moorlands before the publication of the First Edition Ordnance Survey historic map (1883). Hemery notes tenant in 1839.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 624 735
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Constructed, XIX - 1801 AD to 1839 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Moorlands' shown on 19th century map as a group of three small buildings and surrounding small enclosures.

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

'Moorlands' shown on early 20th century map as a large irregular shaped building with a U-shaped group of buildings to the north and a small rectangular building to the east.

Hemery, E., 1983, High Dartmoor, 408-9 (Monograph). SDV249702.

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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited during March 1993.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

'Moorlands Farm' shown on modern mapping.

Williams, C., 2021, Notes on some Dartmoor Farms, 20/02/21 (Personal Comment). SDV364196.

Moorlands Farm mentioned by Hemery (1983, 408-9). Original name was Bogland - Mary Clarke was tenant in 1839. Name changed before the publication of the First Edition Ordnance Survey historic map (1880s).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV249702Monograph: Hemery, E.. 1983. High Dartmoor. High Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 408-9.
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).
SDV344544Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1993 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Mixed Archive Material.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #104411 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV18415Related to: Fragments of enclosure west of Moorlands Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8631 - Moorlands Duchy Farms Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 5 2021 12:29PM