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HER Number:MDV16147
Name:Westcott Farmstead

Summary

Medieval manor at Westcott mentioned from the 11th century

Location

Grid Reference:SS 801 118
Map Sheet:SS81SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishThelbridge
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWITHERIDGE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS81SW/34

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1898, The Domesday Hundreds of Devon, part 6. The Hundred of Witheridge, 405,422 (Article in Serial). SDV49633.

Westcott. Reichel refers to this as one of the Domesday manors called 'Wesford', held by Tetbald Fitz-Berner. It is also mentioned in the 13th & 14th century documents & the holders then are given.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 397 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Westcott is mentioned as 'West(e)cote in 1285 & 1346.


Allum, C., 2007, Westcott Barton, Thelbridge, near Tiverton, Devon. An Archaeological Building Assessment, 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV346158.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 397.
SDV346158Report - Assessment: Allum, C.. 2007. Westcott Barton, Thelbridge, near Tiverton, Devon. An Archaeological Building Assessment. Context One Archaeological Services Report. SBR/07/WTD. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
SDV49633Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1898. The Domesday Hundreds of Devon, part 6. The Hundred of Witheridge. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 30. Unknown. 405,422.

Associated Monuments

MDV41193Related to: Linhay and Byre at Wescott, Thelbridge (Building)
MDV41194Related to: Westcott Farmhouse, Thelbridge (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 6 2011 2:06PM