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HER Number:MDV132263
Name:South Brent Medieval village


The alleged location of the medieval village of South Brent.


Grid Reference:SX 697 602
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE184
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 897279

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VILLAGE (Medieval - 1066 AD (Between) to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Hoskins, W. G., 1954, A New Survey of England: Devon, 347-8 (Monograph). SDV17562.

The manor of Brent belonged to Buckfast Abbey from the time of the foundation of the abbey in the early 11th century and was bought at the Dissolution by Sir William Petre, a large receiver of monastic spoils in South Devon. South Brent id described by Hoskins as a village and 'there is no evidence to indicate that it ever attained borough status.

Ordnance Survey, 1963-1996, 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric (Cartographic). SDV350058.

(SX69706020 sited from OS 1:10000 1981 edition).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV17562Monograph: Hoskins, W. G.. 1954. A New Survey of England: Devon. A New Survey of England: Devon. A5 Hardback. 347-8. [Mapped feature: #135109 ]
SDV350058Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963-1996. 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric. Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 21 2022 4:01PM