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HER Number:MDV16670
Name:Newland, Bradworthy


The Domesday settlement of Chemeworda.


Grid Reference:SS 306 120
Map Sheet:SS31SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBradworthy
Ecclesiastical ParishBRADWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS31SW/24

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (VIII to XI - 701 AD to 1100 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'South Newland' shown.

Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Black Torrington in Early Times, 195 (Article in Monograph). SDV2105.

Newland (North and South) was held with Kimworthy at Domesday and called Chemeworda. They were part of the holdings of the Bishop of Coutances and were held by his neice. Before the conquest they were Edwy's.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 135 (Monograph). SDV1312.

"Niweland" referred to in 1242 and "Southnywelond iuxta Holdesworthy" in 1332.

Horner, B., 1994 - 1991, Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV342528.

A further possible site for Newland is at Newland Cottage, see 51126.

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. 135.
SDV2105Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Black Torrington in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 195.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342528Worksheet: Horner, B.. 1994 - 1991. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV51126Related to: Bradworthy, Newlands (Monument)
MDV5116Related to: Settlement 350 meters south of Lower Hartor Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2009 9:14AM