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HER Number:MDV16182
Name:Medieval Farmstead at Higher and Lower Brenton Farms, Exminster


At Higher and Lower Brenton Farms is the site of a medieval farmstead which was included in the manor of Aexeministra at the time of the Domesday Survey in 1086. It formed a submanor with the manor of Exminster.


Grid Reference:SX 90 86
Map Sheet:SX98NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKenn
Ecclesiastical ParishEXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98NW/53

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV242.

At higher and lower brenton farms, exminster, is the site of a medieval farmstead which was included in the manor of aexeministra at the time of the domesday survey. It formed a submanor with the manor of exminster. Some post-conquest descents until 1428 are given (reichel).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292013.

Reichel, o. J. /tda/47(1915)210,211,235/the early history of the principal manors in exminster hundred.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Higher Brenton and Lower Brenton marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV242Migrated Record:
SDV292013Migrated Record:
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113834 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 24 2018 12:33PM