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HER Number:MDV78106
Name:North Langston Farmstead, Throwleigh


North Langston farmstead in Throwleigh. The extant buildings date from the 16th to 19th centuries, although the origins of the farmstead may date back as far as the 14th century.


Grid Reference:SX 673 901
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

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

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

'Langstone's' is depicted on the Tithe Map dating to the 1840s.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 453 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Langstone, Throwleigh is 'Langeston' in 1303, according to the Feudal Aids (6 volumes, 1899-1920), meaning 'Long stone'. No menhir exists here now.

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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 23/04/1996.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Farmstead is depicted on the modern map. Little change from the Tithe Map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 453.
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.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #105019 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV33279Parent of: Cottage south-west of North Langston Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33278Parent of: Farm Buildings north-west of north Langston Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33280Parent of: North Langston Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33276Related to: Barn and Linhay to the west of South Langston Farmhouse (Building)
MDV78107Related to: South Langston Farmstead, Throwleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 16 2013 1:13PM