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HER Number:MDV18204
Name:Titchberry, Hartland.

Summary

Titchberry is first mentioned in 1249. Now divided into East and West Titchberry.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 243 271
Map Sheet:SS22NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22NW/9

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XIII - 1249 AD to 1249 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'West Titchberry' and 'East Titchberry' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Chope, R. P., 1910 - 1911, Old Place Names, 109 (Article in Serial). SDV339886.

Titchberry, west and east. In medieval times it was called Tetisbery. Richard Tetisbery witnessed a deed between Sir John Dinham and the Abbot of Hartland in 1355.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 76 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Titchberry is first mentioned in the assizes of 1249 as Tetisbyr. It appears in various documents throughout the Middle Ages spelt in different ways. It means Tetti's Burh. This personal name is not on record.


National Trust, 1984, Clovelly and East Titchberry (Report - Survey). SDV337536.

Titchberry means the bury or defended settlement of someone named Tetta. Other details: June.


Pearce, S. M., 1985, The Early Church in the Landscape: The Evidence from North Devon (part), 266 (Article in Serial). SDV336495.

Pearce argues that the "Berry" element may hint at an earlier enclosed settlement of the post-Roman "round" type although there is no evidence on the ground.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 33 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

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. 76.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336495Article in Serial: Pearce, S. M.. 1985. The Early Church in the Landscape: The Evidence from North Devon (part). Archaeological Journal. 142. A4 Stapled + Digital. 266.
SDV337536Report - Survey: National Trust. 1984. Clovelly and East Titchberry. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
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. 33.
SDV339886Article in Serial: Chope, R. P.. 1910 - 1911. Old Place Names. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 6. Unknown. 109.

Associated Monuments

MDV30768Related to: East Titchberry Farmhouse, Hartland (Building)
MDV30767Related to: West Titchberry, Hartland (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2015 2:45PM