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HER Number:MDV106797
Name:Halberton Village Hall


Former 17th century inn, converted into a memorial hall after World War I. Now a memorial to the men and women of Halberton who served in both world wars.


Grid Reference:ST 007 129
Map Sheet:ST01SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHalberton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHALBERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XVII to XX - 1601 AD to 2000 AD (Between))
  • MEMORIAL HALL (XX to XXI - 1901 AD to 2014 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 336-7; HAB01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Some memorial halls, such as Halberton, were converted existing buildings such as schools or pubs.

Halberton Parish Council, 2014, Halberton: An Historic Devon Parish (Website). SDV356538.

The Hall has a long history firstly as an Inn, dating back to the 17th Century. Nearly 100 years ago, after the Great War, it was purchased as a Memorial Hall for those who had served their country.

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

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 10454 (Website). SDV356253.

Hall with dedicatory plaque placed in the upstairs room. Inscription: MEN AND WOMEN OF HALBERTON WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WARS 1914 - 1918 AND 1939 - 1945

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 336-7; HAB01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 10454.
SDV356538Website: Halberton Parish Council. 2014. Halberton: An Historic Devon Parish. www.halberton.org. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2014 1:00PM