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HER Number:MDV134042
Name:Wester Castle, northeast of Blegberry, Hartland


Field named Wester Castle, recorded on circa 1840 tithe apportionment. May refer to possible earthwork of medieval or earlier origin.


Grid Reference:SS 237 264
Map Sheet:SS22NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CASTLE (Unknown date)

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Field named Wester Castle recorded on circa 1840 tithe apportionment and circa 1840 tithe map (plot no. 179). Name suggests possible earthwork in the vicinity, which could be of medieval or earlier date.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

Field boundaries similar to the ones shown on the circa 1840 tithe map, although the north boundary is no longer present.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #140489 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13858Parent of: Blagdon Fishpond, Hartland (Monument)
MDV19487Related to: Great Castles, northeast of Blegberry, Hartland (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 1 2023 10:49AM