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HER Number:MDV15937
Name:Broadwoodwidger Manor


Domesday manor of Bradeuuoda. Held by Frithelstock Priory from 1332.


Grid Reference:SX 410 890
Map Sheet:SX48NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadwoodwidger
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADWOODWIDGER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX48NW/25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR (VIII to XXI - 701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1896, The Domesday Hundreds: Listone, 468 (Article in Serial). SDV2119.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 5SE, 207-208 (Cartographic). SDV335614.

Village of Broadwoodwidger. Domesday manor of Bradeuuoda, held of Judhel of Totnes by Nigel. It was held by Chenestan at the time of King Edward Tenancies given at the time of Testa de Nevil, 1243.

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

Youings, J., 1955, Devon Monastic Lands, 1-2 (Monograph). SDV2117.

The manor was held by Frithelstock Priory (from 1332) and at the dissolution was granted to Viscount Lisle.

Thorn, C. + Thorn, F., 1985, Domesday Book: Devon (Part One) (Monograph). SDV155643.

Goodyear, R. I., 1990, Domesday Manor (Worksheet). SDV356662.

Goodyear, R. I., 1990, Place Name (Worksheet). SDV219.

Broadwoodwidger. Details of the Domesday manor are given on worksheet. Mentioned throughout the middle ages in various documents and spelt in different ways. The manor was held in 1242 by richard de Veteri Ponte but had passed to the 'Wyger' family by 1273. Other details: Citing PND and Thorn + Thorn.

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.
SDV155643Monograph: Thorn, C. + Thorn, F.. 1985. Domesday Book: Devon (Part One). Domesday Book: Devon (Part One). 9. A5 Hardback.
SDV2117Monograph: Youings, J.. 1955. Devon Monastic Lands. Devon Monastic Lands. Unknown. 1-2.
SDV2119Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1896. The Domesday Hundreds: Listone. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 28. Unknown. 468.
SDV219Worksheet: Goodyear, R. I.. 1990. Place Name. Exeter Archaeology Report. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV335614Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 5SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper). 207-208.
SDV356662Worksheet: Goodyear, R. I.. 1990. Domesday Manor. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 29 2014 11:29AM