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HER Number:MDV15664
Name:Hook Farm

Summary

Hook Farm has been identified as a Domesday estate.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 640 142
Map Sheet:SS61SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshreigney
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHREIGNEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61SW/12

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (VIII to Late Medieval - 701 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1897, The Domesday Hundreds of Devon: Part 3. The Hundred of North Tawton, 253 (Article in Serial). SDV337560.

Hook Farm has been identified as a Domesday estate.


Hoskins, W. G., 1956 - 1958, Devon Parish Notes, 144-145 (Article in Serial). SDV911.

It probably took its Saxon name, Hoca, from the prominent spur on which it stood. In the medieval period it was no longer a separate manor.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337560Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1897. The Domesday Hundreds of Devon: Part 3. The Hundred of North Tawton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 28. Unknown. 253.
SDV911Article in Serial: Hoskins, W. G.. 1956 - 1958. Devon Parish Notes. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 27. Unknown. 144-145.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 24 2006 1:14PM