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HER Number:MDV130468
Name:Hollacombe Farm, Crediton Hamlets


Hollacombe Farm was formerly known as Jews Hollacombe. It is first documented as such in 1482, the name associated with the family of Nicholas le Jeu.


Grid Reference:SS 810 003
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton Hamlets
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XV - 1482 AD to 1482 AD)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Marked as Jews Hollycoombe

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

Farmstead marked as Jews Hollacombe comprising buildings ranged around three sides of a large square farmyard. A building extends from the north range into the yard. A horse engine house is shown on the west side of the west range. To the west is a further range of buildings.

Reichel, O. J., 1922, The Manor and Hundred of Crediton, 157-8 (Article in Serial). SDV40070.

Norden refers to Jews Hollowcombe in his account of the hundred and manor of Kirton [Crediton] in 1598, at which time the estate comprised 280 acres.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 405 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Jews Hollacombe is first documented in 1482. It is associated with the family of Nicholas le Jeu.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Marked as Hollacombe Farm.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #129742 ]
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 405.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV40070Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1922. The Manor and Hundred of Crediton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 54. A5 Hardback. 157-8.

Associated Monuments

MDV36232Parent of: Hollacombe House, Crediton Hamlets (Building)
MDV16203Related to: Hollacombe, Crediton Hamlets (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 15 2021 2:11PM