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HER Number:MDV15632
Name:Drewsteignton Settlement

Summary

Site of the Domesday manor of Taintona.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 735 908
Map Sheet:SX79SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SW/42

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (XI to Late Medieval - 1001 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1912, Early Descents of the Manors in the Wonford Hundred, 324 (Article in Serial). SDV38843.


Reichel, O. J., 1912, The Domesday Hundred of Wenford or Wonford, 281,285,287,291,303,308 (Article in Serial). SDV38842.

At Drewsteignton the site of the Domesday Manor of Taintona. In 1086 it belonged to Baldwin. Early descents of ownership are given.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 431 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Drewsteignton was first mentioned as 'Taintona' in 1086, as 'Teintun' in 1235, 'Teyngton Drue' in 1275 & 'Driuisteynton' in 1342.


Wessex Archaeology, 2007, Historic Environment Audit of Devon County Farms. Pilot Project. Results of East Fingle Farm, Drewsteignton, Exeter, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV338193.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback. 431.
SDV338193Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2007. Historic Environment Audit of Devon County Farms. Pilot Project. Results of East Fingle Farm, Drewsteignton, Exeter. Wessex Archaeology Report. 64350.03. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV38842Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1912. The Domesday Hundred of Wenford or Wonford. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 44. A5 Hardback. 281,285,287,291,303,308.
SDV38843Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1912. Early Descents of the Manors in the Wonford Hundred. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 44. A5 Hardback. 324.

Associated Monuments

MDV49096Related to: K6 telephone box, Drewsteignton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2007 11:31AM