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HER Number:MDV18425
Name:Washbrook

Summary

Washbrook is possibly referred to in a 14th century deed as 'Washbourne'. To the west of Washbrook Mill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 740 443
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsbridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDODBROOKE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX74SW/56

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIV to XIX - 1301 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Washbrook' is shown as a long range of buildings on the west side of a yard, on the south side of the road to the west of the corn mill.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

A new house was added to the south of the original range of buildings between 1880 and 1906. Map object based on this Source.


Davies, W., 1910 - 1911, South Hams District, 130-131 (Article in Serial). SDV348920.

Washbrook was probably 'Washbourne' in medieval times. A deed of 1349 names Walter de Waseburne. During the middle ages the property was held by the Champernowne family.


Reichel, O. J., 1910 - 1911, South Hams District, 162-163 (Article in Serial). SDV348921.

Reichel disputes the location of Washbrook.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348920Article in Serial: Davies, W.. 1910 - 1911. South Hams District. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 6, part 1. Unknown. 130-131.
SDV348921Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1910 - 1911. South Hams District. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 6, part 1. Unknown. 162-163.

Associated Monuments

MDV21146Related to: Washabrook Mill, Kingsbridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 30 2012 10:13AM