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HER Number:MDV80635
Name:Deserted farmstead north of Hartswood, Lydford


Farmstead marked on the Tithe Map for Lamerton between Lower Watervale Farm to the north and Hartswood to the south. An interconnecting north-south lane runs through all three holdings. Buildings consisted of a farmhouse and attached barn on a north-west by south-east alignment and additional building on the opposite side of the lane (roughly north-south alignment.


Grid Reference:SX 508 836
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAMERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

An unnamed farmstead is depicted on the Lamerton Tithe Map lying midway between the farmsteads now known as Lower Watervale and Hartswood. A farmhouse and attached barn is depicted at approximately SX50878363 with adjoining enclosed areas to the north-east (1751 – garden and 1749 - ‘Back Meadow’, meadow) and south-west of the house (1741 – ‘Waste by Road House’ and 1742 – Garden). The land owner and occupier is recorded in the Apportionment as Daniel Cundy.
A further building which may have been related to the farm is depicted at SX50838363, across the lane running north-south through the three farmsteads.

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

No sign of the farmstead on the First Edition map.

Sources / Further Reading

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). [Mapped feature: #107422 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77765Related to: Hartswood farmstead, Lydford (Monument)
MDV77772Related to: Lower Watervale Farm, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 25 2011 11:28AM