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HER Number:MDV78107
Name:South Langston Farmstead, Throwleigh


South Langston farmstead in Throwleigh. The extant buildings date from the mid-17th to early 18th centuries, although the origins of the farmstead may date back as far as the 14th century.


Grid Reference:SX 673 900
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: #105020 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV33276Parent of: Barn and Linhay to the west of South Langston Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33277Parent of: South Langston Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33279Related to: Cottage south-west of North Langston Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33278Related to: Farm Buildings north-west of north Langston Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33280Related to: North Langston Farmhouse (Building)
MDV78106Related to: North Langston Farmstead, Throwleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 16 2013 1:15PM