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HER Number:MDV12372
Name:MANSION HOUSE in the Parish of Morebath


Court on site of mansion.(os).


Grid Reference:SS 972 255
Map Sheet:SS92NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMorebath
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMOREBATH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS92NE/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANSION HOUSE (Unknown date)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

Court on site of mansion.(os).

TA, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1487.

Vis=29/7/1982 (timms). Existing farmbuildings include two cob and stone barns, which show no evidence of having been part of an earlier dwelling. There is now no house on this site. Building to east at ss97312555 not inspected. Court is documented in 1526 (gover). Buildings at court shown as part of loyton farm and described as barn and barton on the tithe map. Group of three buildings lie to east (ta).

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

Vis=18/10/1967 (os). A group of farm buildings with no indication of site of former building nor any visible reused material (os). The manor house of court was built about 1700 of bampton limestone and the roof slated. 'a small house not worthy of notice, uninhabited for the last 30 years' (polwhele). Name of 'old court' on os 1" 1809 shows it still existed at that date (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV35359.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV35360.

Polwhele, r. /history of devon/3(1797)376.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV35361.

Timms, s. C. /site visit/(29/7/1982)/(worksheet).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV35362.

Gover, j. E. B. + mawer, a. + stenton, f. M. /the place-names of devon/(1931)537.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV35363.

Des=morebath ta/(1840)/field no 282.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV1487Migrated Record: TA.
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV35359Migrated Record:
SDV35360Migrated Record:
SDV35361Migrated Record:
SDV35362Migrated Record:
SDV35363Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM