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HER Number:MDV15977
Name:Stickwick Farm, Bovey Tracey

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the 11th century, and is recorded in the Domesday Book (as 'Scabatore'). Further documentary sources from the 16th century record it's name as 'Stekeweke', coming from the old English sticca meaning stick.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 829 799
Map Sheet:SX87NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NW/82

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1897, The Domesday Hundreds 5: The Hundred of Teignbridge, 227 (Article in Serial). SDV283555.

Stickwick was recorded as "Scabatore" in Domesday.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 468 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Stickwick appears as 'Stekeweke' in 1524 in the lay subsidy rolls. It comes from the old English sticca meaning stick, hence Stick Farm. However the rest of the word's meaning is obscure.

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. 468.
SDV283555Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1897. The Domesday Hundreds 5: The Hundred of Teignbridge. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 29. A5 Hardback. 227.

Associated Monuments

MDV124422Related to: Possible Building Platforms at Stickwick Farm, Bovey Tracey (Monument)
MDV42023Related to: Quarry west of Stickwick Farm, Hennock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 24 2018 11:25AM