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HER Number:MDV15811
Name:Townstal Manor, Dartmouth


Domesday manor of Dunestal developed into the port and borough of Dartmouth


Grid Reference:SX 870 514
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/53

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1911, The Early History of the Hundred of Colridge, 197,202,222,223,227 (Article in Serial). SDV155641.

At Townstall, Dartmouth, the site of the Domesday manor of Dunestal within which grew up the port and borough of Dartmouth.

McConnell, R., 2006, Part of former Heliport site, Townstal Road, Dartmouth: an archaeological desk-based assessment, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV337976.

Tunstal is mentioned as 'Dunestal' in the Domesday Book of 1086 held by Walter de Douai.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155641Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1911. The Early History of the Hundred of Colridge. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 43. A5 Hardback. 197,202,222,223,227.
SDV337976Report - Assessment: McConnell, R.. 2006. Part of former Heliport site, Townstal Road, Dartmouth: an archaeological desk-based assessment. Context One Archaeological Services Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV108505Related to: Dartmouth (Monument)
MDV15638Related to: St Clement's Church, Townstal, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV64332Related to: Town Park, Dartmouth (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4194 - Heliport Site, Townstal Road, Dartmouth

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2014 11:54AM