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HER Number:MDV78124
Name:Higher Combe farmstead, Lustleigh


Also known as 'Higher Coombe'. Historic farmstead, dating to at least the 16th / 17th century, according to the construction date of the surviving buildings, but may be older. Farmhouse altered extensively in the later 20th century.


Grid Reference:SX 775 825
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XV to XVII - 1500 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farmstead depicted on the Tithe Map (362). Farmhouse to the north of the site (smaller than it is in modern times). Cottage and barns also shown. Ash house not indicated. Labelled as 'Higher Coombe'.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2003 - 2005, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005 (Report - Survey). SDV344545.

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 03/08/2005.

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

Main original buildings still depicted on the modern mapping, although some (farmhouse especially), have undergone serious alteration. Buildings to the west of the site are later 20th century and not included in the historic farmstead area.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Higher Combe (Un-published). SDV352501.

Higher Combe farmstead.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344545Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2003 - 2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital.
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: #105039 ]
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Higher Combe.

Associated Monuments

MDV37954Parent of: Ash house south-west of Higher Combe Farmhouse, Lustleigh (Monument)
MDV37956Parent of: Barn south of Higher Combe farmhouse, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV37955Parent of: Barn south-west of Higher Combe Farmhouse, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV37957Parent of: Cottage south-east of Higher Combe Farmhouse, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV97629Parent of: Higher Combe Farmhouse, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV8835Related to: Higher Combe Cross, Lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 9:23AM