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HER Number:MDV11948
Name:Roborough, Scottington Barton


Platform marking the site of Scottington Barton, which was documented as Scotteneton and Scotteneton in 1345.


Grid Reference:SS 576 169
Map Sheet:SS51NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishRoborough
Ecclesiastical ParishROBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS51NE/16

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARTON HOUSE OR LAND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Scottington Barton (site of)' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 118 (Monograph). SDV1312.

'Scottington Barton' was mentioned as 'Scotteneton' in 1345 and may refer to Irish settlers.

Oliver, M. F. C., 1951, Roborough. Its Manors and Bartons, 250 (Article in Serial). SDV232.

Recorded in the assessment of 1345 as Scottenton, lying just to the south of Roborough.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1973, SS51NE7 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV1313.

The site is marked by a level platform running E-W set on a south facing hillside. A spring rises immediately to the north of the site.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback. 118.
SDV1313Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1973. SS51NE7.
SDV232Article in Serial: Oliver, M. F. C.. 1951. Roborough. Its Manors and Bartons. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 83. A5 Hardback. 250.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1601 - SS51NE7

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 1:34PM