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HER Number:MDV77835
Name:Urgles farm, Meavy

Summary

Isolated farmstead in Meavy, west of Wigford Down, comprising a compact group of farmbuildings with mid-19th century origins. Later extensions and other farmbuildings added during the late-19th and early-20th century. Historic farmstead included in Dartmoor National Park Authority survey.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 535 649
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XXI - 1750 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Three buildings shown on the Tithe Map for this farmstead; the farmhouse (and possibly adjoining shippon), barn opposite and the pigsty by the entrance to the farm.


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

Other farm buildings added on the eastern side of the farm - three small buildings bordering the eastern boundary of the farm.


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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 12/01/1995.


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: #104763 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV80288Parent of: Barn, Urgles Farm (Building)
MDV80287Parent of: Pigsty, Urgles Farm (Building)
MDV80286Parent of: Shippon, Urgles Farm (Building)
MDV80285Parent of: Urgles farmhouse, Meavy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 7 2011 3:30PM