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HER Number:MDV132984
Name:South Tawton


The village has Medieval origins and is listed by Hoskins (1954). No evidence to indicate that it ever attained borough status.


Grid Reference:SX 654 945
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX69SE60
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 897277

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VILLAGE (Constructed, Early Medieval to XVI - 1066 AD (Between) to 1540 AD (Between))

Full description

Hoskins, W. G., 1954, A New Survey of England: Devon, 491 (Monograph). SDV17562.

South Tawton is listed by Hoskins in 'places' in Devon. 'There is no evidence to indicate that it ever attained borough status and it is probably more correctly classes as a village.

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

South Tawton SX 65409450 (Sited from OS 1:10560 1963).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV17562Monograph: Hoskins, W. G.. 1954. A New Survey of England: Devon. A New Survey of England: Devon. A5 Hardback. 491. [Mapped feature: #137968 ]
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:Jun 29 2022 11:22AM