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HER Number:MDV10929
Name:Burg Manor House


Ruins of Manor House shown on 19th century map which may represent 'Burg' or 'Burrow'


Grid Reference:SY 158 889
Map Sheet:SY18NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSALCOMBE REGIS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY18NE/25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Morshead, J. Y. A., 1898, A History of Salcombe Regis, 37 (Article in Serial). SDV101215.

Other details: Map.

Hoskins, W. G., 1940 - 1941, The occupation of land in Devon 1650-1800., 8 (Article in Serial). SDV337828.

Site of Burrow or Burgh. The Hoopers held the ancient Copyhold of Burrow at least as early as 1331. They had added Slade in the 16th century. By the 18th century both were in the hands of the Mitchell family.

Allden, A., 1979, Survey of National Trust Property in East and Southeast Devon (Report - Survey). SDV127919.

Ruins of a Manor House shown on the Tithe Map of 1840. In ruins in 1880 with the ruins preserved as a garden feature. Possibly the manor house for the manor of Burg described by Morshead.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, 27 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Grid reference given does not appear to lie within a garden. It is not known if site referred to is same as ruin of manor house at Dunscombe Manor to south which would have NGR of approximately SY15898870 (recorded here as site 408).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101215Article in Serial: Morshead, J. Y. A.. 1898. A History of Salcombe Regis. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 30. A5 Hardback. 37.
SDV127919Report - Survey: Allden, A.. 1979. Survey of National Trust Property in East and Southeast Devon. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. A4 Stapled.
SDV337828Article in Serial: Hoskins, W. G.. 1940 - 1941. The occupation of land in Devon 1650-1800.. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 21. Unknown. 8.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. 27.

Associated Monuments

MDV57212Related to: Burrow (Monument)
MDV16650Related to: Slade Farm, Salcombe Regis (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2014 9:34AM