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HER Number:MDV17118
Name:Secular College, Hartland

Summary

Hartland Secular college. A college of secular canons is said to have been founded here in the 11th century, by Githa, wife of Earl Godwin.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 239 248
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22SW/1/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COLLEGE (Founded, XI - 1001 AD to 1100 AD (Between))

Full description

Pearse Chope, R., 1926, Address of the President. Hartland Abbey, 53-54 (Article in Serial). SDV6740.

College believed to have been founded between 1019 and 1053 and endowed with the manor of Nectan's Stoke, which was held by the canons at the time the Domesday inquest.


Knowles, D. + Hadcock, R. N., 1971, Medieval Religious Houses: England and Wales, 414,426,474. (Monograph). SDV323253.

Hartland Secular college. A college of secular canons is said to have been founded here by Githa, wife of Earl Godwin (11th century). Several prebendaries are known to have been here temporarily. During the reign of Henry II, between 1161-1184 they were replaced by an order of Augustinian Canons.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 78 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Hobbs, S., 2007, Various Sites around Hartland (Correspondence). SDV351130.

This record should be amended to indicate that the first replacement for the college of secular cannon was of the Arrouasian brotherhood, who in turn were replaced by Augustinians.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323253Monograph: Knowles, D. + Hadcock, R. N.. 1971. Medieval Religious Houses: England and Wales. Medieval Religious Houses: England and Wales. Unknown + Digital (part). 414,426,474..
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 78.
SDV351130Correspondence: Hobbs, S.. 2007. Various Sites around Hartland. Letter to Historic Environment Record. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV6740Article in Serial: Pearse Chope, R.. 1926. Address of the President. Hartland Abbey. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 58. 53-54.

Associated Monuments

MDV76Related to: Hartland Abbey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 22 2015 9:56AM