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Maps of Windgate Farm north east of Hatherleigh

Not quite such an obviously windy spot as the other two but someone with local knowledge would need to advise us.  Perhaps it was called after a WINDGATE rather than the other way around?

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Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service.
Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey   and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

The farm is clearly marked 'WINDGATES' on an extract from C. and J. Greenwood's one inch to the mile survey of 1827 below.  But it does not appear on the Benjamin Don map of 1765 further below.

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Extract below from Benjamin Donn's one inch to the mile survey of 1765 which does not show Wingate farm

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Both these historical maps come courtesy of the Devon Local Studies Service 
(copyright Devon County Council)

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These pages are being put together by Sandra Windeatt with a lot of help from many correspondents and in particular 
Peter Windeatt, e-mail: windeatt@windeatt.demon.co.uk  -Staverton tree.
Phil White, e-mail: whitepg@nobbys.net.au - Torquay tree.

author: Sandra Windeatt
e-mail: windeatt@.f2s.com
last updated: 21 May 2001