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HER Number:MDV80285
Name:Urgles farmhouse, Meavy


Farmhouse at Urgles established by the mid-19th century; may be earlier in origin. Rectangular building, aligned roughly west-east with an adjoining shippon at the western end. Has been extended to the north in the late 20th/early 21st century.


Grid Reference:SX 534 649
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Large rectangular structure shown at this location on the Tithe Map thought to represent the farmhouse and adjacent shippon.

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

The First Edition Ordnance Survey map of Urgles farm shows an extension on the north-eastern corner of the farmhouse.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

No indication of the extension to the rear of the farmhouse on this aerial photograph.

Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Extension to the rear of the farmhouse, almost doubling its size can be seen from the 2006 aerial photography.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107087 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77835Part of: Urgles farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV80288Related to: Barn, Urgles Farm (Building)
MDV80287Related to: Pigsty, Urgles Farm (Building)
MDV80286Related to: Shippon, Urgles Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2018 11:06AM