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HER Number:MDV16304
Name:Braunton Abbots Manor House


Park Farm is believed to be the site of the manor house of Braunton Abbots from the 13th century.


Grid Reference:SS 500 363
Map Sheet:SS53NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53NW/32

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR HOUSE (XIII to Late Medieval - 1201 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Slee, A. H., 1941, Braunton and its Manors, 196-197 (Article in Serial). SDV83677.

The manor house of Braunton Abbots was at Park Farm.

Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit, 1994, Braunton Great Field Management Study (Report - non-specific). SDV341059.

In 1229, two thirds of Braunton was given to the Abbey of Cleeve in Somerset, forming the estate of Braunton Abbots. The manor house was at Park, and held land east of the village, outside the present Great Field.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341059Report - non-specific: Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit. 1994. Braunton Great Field Management Study. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV83677Article in Serial: Slee, A. H.. 1941. Braunton and its Manors. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 73. Hardback Volume. 196-197.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2009 12:18PM