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HER Number:MDV15525
Name:Bradham Farm, Withycombe Raleigh, Exmouth

Summary

Bradham was a Domesday manor and is mentioned in the 1244 'Testa de Nevil'. The farmstead was cut in two by the railway and by the 1930s the farmhouse and most of the farm buildings had been demolished. The site is now under modern housing and the railway is a path and cycle track.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 016 815
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWITHYCOMBE RALEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SW/76

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Early Medieval to XX - 1066 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Bradham Farm shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map as a group of buildings around an irregular L-shaped yard on the west side of the road. A well ('W') is also shown.


Reichel, O. J., 1901, The Devonshire Domesday. Part VI, 607 (Article in Serial). SDV115753.

Bradham was a Domesday estate.


Reichel, O. J., 1903, The Hundred of Budleigh in the Time of "Testa de Nevil" AD 1244, 298 (Article in Serial). SDV40350.

Bradham alias Bradeham or Brodeham is mentioned in the 1244 'Testa de Nevil'.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

The 1904-6 25 inch Ordnance Survey map shows the railway running through the middle of the farm.


Reichel, O. J., 1914-1915, Raleigh and Drake Inscriptions in St. John's in the Wilderness, 81 (Article in Serial). SDV349650.

Bradham was on of four manors in Withycombe Raleigh in the 18th century. The other were Rill (part of Bradham before 1204), Withycombe Barton and Hulham.


Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

The 1930s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map shows most of the buildings to have been demolished.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

The site of the farm is now covered by modern housing. The railway is now a path and cycle track.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV115753Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1901. The Devonshire Domesday. Part VI. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 33. Unknown. 607.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349650Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1914-1915. Raleigh and Drake Inscriptions in St. John's in the Wilderness. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 8.1. Unknown. 81.
SDV40350Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1903. The Hundred of Budleigh in the Time of "Testa de Nevil" AD 1244. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. 298.

Associated Monuments

MDV15891Related to: Rill, Withycombe Raleigh, Exmouth (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 17 2012 12:05PM