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HER Number:MDV77968
Name:Fairhaven farm, South Tawton

Summary

Historic farmstead, previously known as Gooseford Down in the late 19th century. May be considerably older. 19th century farmstead comprises the farmhouse to the south and a narrow range of buildings to the north of the site. A large number of finds have been recovered from the fields near to the farm buildings, including large amounts of prehistoric flints and a number of Roman coins.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 680 921
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Gooseford Down' depicted on the late 19th century Ordnance Survey map, consisting of a farmhouse to the south of the farmstead and a narrow range buildings, subdivided into four oriented east-west to the north of the site. Little now remains of this range.


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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 13/11/1995.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

'Fairhaven' farm. Modern map shows the current area of the farm. Only the buildings with a late 19th century date have been included in the polygon for the historic farmstead.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #104885 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV59995Related to: ARTEFACT SCATTER in the Parish of South Tawton (Monument)
MDV60012Related to: ARTEFACT SCATTER in the Parish of South Tawton (Monument)
MDV60013Related to: ARTEFACT SCATTER in the Parish of South Tawton (Monument)
MDV60014Related to: ARTEFACT SCATTER in the Parish of South Tawton (Monument)
MDV60015Related to: ARTEFACT SCATTER in the Parish of South Tawton (Monument)
MDV60022Related to: ARTEFACT SCATTER in the Parish of South Tawton (Monument)
MDV60025Related to: ARTEFACT SCATTER in the Parish of South Tawton (Monument)
MDV37097Related to: Axe hammer found near Whiddon Down (Find Spot)
MDV27484Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of South Tawton (Monument)
MDV102583Related to: Find of Roman coin hoard, Whiddon Down (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 13 2012 10:08AM