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HER Number:MDV107153
Name:Shambles, Honiton


Site of the shambles which stood nearly opposite the market house.


Grid Reference:ST 162 006
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHAMBLES (XV to XIX - 1401 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Troup, F. B., 1898, Honiton in 1530, 118 (Article in Serial). SDV136350.

The shambles stood nearly opposite the market house. They were described as 'tottering shambles' in 1807.

Timms, S. C., 1976, The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft, 121 (Report - Survey). SDV341346.

The shambles stood until the early 19th century when a market house was built.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV136350Article in Serial: Troup, F. B.. 1898. Honiton in 1530. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 30. A5 Hardback. 118. [Mapped feature: #2048 ]
SDV341346Report - Survey: Timms, S. C.. 1976. The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. A4 Unbound + Digital. 121.

Associated Monuments

MDV43667Related to: 115 High Street, Honiton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2014 2:43PM