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HER Number:MDV8784
Name:Hayne Deserted Settlement, Manaton


Deserted Settlement at Hayne included at least six long-houses in the grounds of the modern house. North and South Hayne shown on 19th century Tithe Map. Hayne was mentioned in the 14th century


Grid Reference:SX 748 805
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX78SW54
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 445694
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/52

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (XIII to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'North Hayne' and 'South Hayne' shown on 19th century Tithe Map. North Hayne consists of a rectangular building in the middle of an irregular shaped yard with an L-shaped building to the north-west and a small rectangular building to the north-east. South Hayne comprises an L-shaped building in an irregular shaped curvilinear yard with two large and two small buildings to the east. The Apportionment for 'North Hayne' lists Field Number 887 as 'House' and Field Number 888 as 'Garden'. The Apportionment for 'South Hayne' lists Field Number 894 as 'House Garden Homestead' and Field Number 893 as 'Garden'.

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

'Hayne' shown on 19th century map as an irregular shaped building to the north and a group of five or six buildings to the south.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

One small roofed building at SX 74778056 is marked on Ordnance Survey 6 inch historic map (1906) but not on OS 6" 1963. The building at SX 74868054 seems to have been built between these dates.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 483 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Hayne was the home of 'Michael atte Heghes' in 1330 and spelt 'Heghen' in 1333.

Royal Air Force, 1961, 58/4424, F43.0108 (Aerial Photograph). SDV280247.

Linehan, C. D., 1965, Deserted Sites on Dartmoor, Devon, 173 (Article in Serial). SDV217992.

Hayne. Six long-houses in grounds of modern house. Land tax list 1780.

Linehan, C. D., 1966, Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon, 124-5 (Article in Serial). SDV307246.

Five houses show late development; also enclosures in use on present day farm.

Beresford, M. + Hurst, J. G., 1971, Deserted Medieval Villages, 60, 186 (Monograph). SDV303779.

The deserted Medieval village of Hayne at SX 748805, consists of six buildings and enclosures (Linehan, 1966). The enclosures are in use on the present day farm (as above) and the buildings are listed amongst the "best visible remains'.

Hall, J. + Hamlin, A., 1976, Deserted Medieval Settlements in Devon, 6 (Article in Serial). SDV38836.

Probably six buildings in and near garden of modern house. Clearest is long-house west of modern house.

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

Tithe Map shows 'North and South Hayne'. Six deserted longhouses.

National Monument Record, 2015, Pastscape, 445694, SX78SW54 (Website). SDV357603.

Deserted Mediaeval village consisting of six buildings and enclosures.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV217992Article in Serial: Linehan, C. D.. 1965. Deserted Sites on Dartmoor, Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 97. A5 Hardback. 173.
SDV280247Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1961. 58/4424. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). F43.0108.
SDV303779Monograph: Beresford, M. + Hurst, J. G.. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages. Deserted Medieval Villages. Unknown. 60, 186.
SDV307246Article in Serial: Linehan, C. D.. 1966. Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon. Medieval Archaeology. 10. Digital. 124-5.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #108876 ]
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. 483.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Hayne.
SDV357603Website: National Monument Record. 2015. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 445694, SX78SW54.
SDV38836Article in Serial: Hall, J. + Hamlin, A.. 1976. Deserted Medieval Settlements in Devon. Devon Historian. 13. A5 Paperback. 6.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 18 2021 11:26AM