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HER Number:MDV8176
Name:Mountsland Farm, Ilsington

Summary

Mounstland is first mentioned in documents of the 13th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 759 740
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XIII - 1201 AD to 1300 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Mountsland marked.


Royal Air Force, 1961, 58/4424, 58/4424 F43.0194 (Aerial Photograph). SDV280247.


Linehan, C. D., 1965, Deserted Sites on Dartmoor, Devon, 172 (Article in Serial). SDV217992.

Partially destroyed longhouse.


Linehan, C. D., 1966, Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon, Table 2 (Article in Serial). SDV307246.

One building showing late development, with enclosures in use on present day farm.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Not visible on RAF or NMR aerial photos.


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

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 07/12/2004.


Newman, P., 2013, An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon, 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV356396.

Settlements such as Halsanger, Mountsland and Welstor, which are first mentioned in documents of the 13th century, were in existence prior to this date. Enclosed fields would have been established on the nearby slopes soon after initial colonisation of each settlement.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Unknown, SX77SE21 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV315223.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV217992Article in Serial: Linehan, C. D.. 1965. Deserted Sites on Dartmoor, Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 97. A5 Hardback. 172.
SDV280247Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1961. 58/4424. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 58/4424 F43.0194.
SDV307246Article in Serial: Linehan, C. D.. 1966. Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon. Medieval Archaeology. 10. Digital. Table 2.
SDV315223Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Unknown. SX77SE21. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344545Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2003 - 2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108171 ]
SDV356396Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2013. An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Bound + Digital. 8.

Associated Monuments

MDV8177Parent of: Mountsland Farmhouse, Ilsington (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 31 2014 9:10AM