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HER Number:MDV18631
Name:Firebeacon, Hartland

Summary

This was formerly a hamlet with documentary evidence dating back to the 14th century. It had all but disappeared by the second half of the 18th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 244 202
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22SW/11

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (First mentioned, XIV - 1301 AD to 1301 AD)

Full description

Hoskins, W. G., 1940 - 1941, The occupation of land in Devon 1650-1800., 11 (Article in Serial). SDV337828.

Firebeacon. This was formerly a hamlet, all but disappeared by the second half of the 18th century.


Griffith, F. M., 1990, DAP/TB, 14 (Aerial Photograph). SDV5524.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 46 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

' Firebeacon' was formerly a hamlet, all but disappeared by the second half of the 18th century. There were 11 tenants at Firebeacon in 1301, only 5 about 1365, and 1 at 'Ester Fyerbyckon' and 1 at 'sowth fyerbycken' in 1566.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337828Article in Serial: Hoskins, W. G.. 1940 - 1941. The occupation of land in Devon 1650-1800.. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 21. Unknown. 11.
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. 46.
SDV5524Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1990. DAP/TB. Devon Aerial Photograph. 14.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2015 2:51PM