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HER Number:MDV78013
Name:Oxenham farmstead, South Tawton


Farmstead has early 13th century origins, the present manor house was rebuilt in the early 18th century.


Grid Reference:SX 665 942
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 (First mentioned, XII to XIII - 1200 AD to 1250 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

Unattributed, 2017, The Oxenham Arms, Accessed 23/01/2017 (Website). SDV360021.

In the late 1400s two brothers purchased the the Burgoyne family estate; John and William Oxenham and the manor was renamed 'The Oxenham Manor' and became the family home for the Oxenhams. In the year 1477 the brothers 'leased' out the former monastery building in South Zeal (made a manor house by the Burgoynes), getting a license in order that it could become an Inn ('The Oxenham Arms').

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344544Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1993 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997. dartmoor National Park Authority. Mixed Archive Material.
SDV360021Website: Unattributed. 2017. The Oxenham Arms. http://www.theoxenhamarms.com. Website. Accessed 23/01/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV33550Parent of: Gateposts at Oxenham Manor (Monument)
MDV6942Parent of: Oxenham Manor House (Building)
MDV33549Parent of: Stables and coach houses at Oxenham Manor (Building)
MDV24538Related to: Ridge and furrow south of Oxenham Manor (Monument)
MDV13065Related to: The Oxenham Arms, South Zeal (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 11 2017 9:13AM