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HER Number:MDV16125
Name:Harbourneford Manor, South Brent


Probable Domesday Manor of 'Herberneford' mentioned from the 11th to the 14th century


Grid Reference:SX 716 622
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/104

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1913, The Hundred of Stanborough or Dippeforda in the Time of 'Testa de Nevil' AD 1243, 178, 204 (Article in Serial). SDV336180.

At North Harbournford, South Brent, the probable approximate site of the Domesday Manor of 'Herbeneforda'. Some early descents are given and the manor is mentioned in "Testa de Nevil" in 1243.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 291 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Harbourneford was mentioned as 'Herberneford' in 1086, 'Hurburneford' in 1238 and 1279, as 'Hurberneford' in 1242 and 'Northhurberneford' in 1345.

Agricultural Development Advisory Service, 1995, Harbourneford (Report - Survey). SDV153330.

Site visited on 1st March 1995. Building to south-east, at north-west end of plot of land with Rose Cottage, has been demolished. All other buildings have been renovated and are occupied dwellings.

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. 291.
SDV153330Report - Survey: Agricultural Development Advisory Service. 1995. Harbourneford. Agricultural Development Advisory Service.
SDV336180Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1913. The Hundred of Stanborough or Dippeforda in the Time of 'Testa de Nevil' AD 1243. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 45. A5 Hardback. 178, 204.

Associated Monuments

MDV113220Parent of: Court Gate Farmstead at Harbourneford, South Brent (Monument)
MDV121803Related to: Rose Cottage, Harbourneford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 6 2018 2:52PM