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HER Number:MDV12058
Name:MANSION HOUSE in the Parish of Bratton Fleming


Chumhill on site of medieval mansion.


Grid Reference:SS 623 369
Map Sheet:SS63NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBratton Fleming
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRATTON FLEMING

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS63NW/17

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANSION HOUSE (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=20/11/1953 (os) present house built about 1920. No visible remains of mansion, some of outbuildings are old but bear no dateable features. Present house built on site of former building.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV69409.

Chumhill on site of medieval mansion.

Risden, T., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV69410.

Vis=estimated -/-/1640 (risden) chimwell in parish of bratton fleming was held by baldwin fleming in 28th year of king henry third. The barton was one of the largest in the shire.

1905, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV69412.

'remains of mansion' shown on os 6" (1905) map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV69414.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV69415.

Risden, t. /choreographical description of devon, 1580-1640/(1811)329-330.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV69416.

Des=os 6"(1905)10sw.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV69417.

Gover, j. E. B. + mawer, a. + stenton, f. M. /the place-names of devon/(1931)30.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV69418.

Des=exeter archaeology/archaeological assessment of sww loxhore to bratton fleming raw water main/(2001)10/ea report 01.22.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV79.

A document of 1237 refers to chymewell + mention of chimwell in 1630 (ea).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV69409Migrated Record:
SDV69410Report - Survey: Risden, T..
SDV69412Migrated Record: 1905.
SDV69414Migrated Record:
SDV69415Migrated Record:
SDV69416Migrated Record:
SDV69417Migrated Record:
SDV69418Migrated Record:
SDV79Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM