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HER Number:MDV11876
Name:Fullingcot, Instow


Site of a medieval mansion that belonged to the Priory of Barnstaple and bought by Edward Copleston at the dissolution. Now a farmstead. The present farmhouse dates to the 17th century.


Grid Reference:SS 489 303
Map Sheet:SS43SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishInstow
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishINSTOW

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43SE/21
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANSION HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))
  • FARMSTEAD (Built, Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

DOE 1986, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV71811.

Fullingcote remains of medieval mansionvis=estimated -/-/1821(lysons) belonged to priory of barnstaple and bought by edward copleston at the dissolution (lysons).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV71813.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV71814.

Risdon, t. /choreographical description of devon 1580-1640/(1811)286.

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

Fullingcot written in antique-style lettering. Map shows a group of buildings around a courtyard with an additional rectangular range extending from the southeast corner, opposite a barn with a horse engine house. A further L-shaped range lies to the north of the main group. A well (W) is marked in the field to the southeast.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, No. 93 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Fullingcote, remains of medieval mansion.

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Marked as Fullingcot Farm.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. No. 93.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #116366 Extent based on 1880s-1890s Ordnance Survey map., ]
SDV71811Report - Survey: DOE 1986.
SDV71813Migrated Record:
SDV71814Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV96662Parent of: Fullingcott Farmhouse, Instow (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 22 2019 4:02PM