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HER Number:MDV16362
Name:Crediton, Venny Tedburn


Venny Tedburn was the site of a medieval estate recorded from 13C


Grid Reference:SX 822 975
Map Sheet:SX89NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton Hamlets
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX89NW/25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (Early Medieval to XVI - 1066 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1922, The Manor and Hundred of Crediton, 154 (Article in Serial). SDV40070.

At Venny Tedburn, Crediton, the site of a distinct medieval estate which was recorded in 1340 as being included in the Tithing of Yeoton, or Uton.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 406 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Venny Tedburn is mentioned as 'Fennytetteburn' in 1299, 'Fenny Tetteborne' in 1385 & 'Venytedborne' in 1589.

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. 406.
SDV40070Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1922. The Manor and Hundred of Crediton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 54. A5 Hardback. 154.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 2:03PM