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HER Number:MDV18644
Name:Saunton

Summary

Possibly the early site of the settlement at Saunton, near the original chapel of St. Anne and just south of Saunton Court. The present settlement is further west.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 457 377
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/54

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (VIII to Post Medieval - 701 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Lysons, D. + Lysons, S., 1822, Magna Britannica, 66 (Monograph). SDV323771.


Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Braunton in Early Times, 389,400,404-408,443, 444,455 (Article in Monograph). SDV73922.

Saunton was 'Santona' in Domesday. It was held by Tetbald, son of Berner. Before the Conquest it was held by Doda or Dode. Early descents given.


Pearce, S. M., 1985, The Early Church in the Landscape: The Evidence from North Devon (part), 270 (Article in Serial). SDV336495.


Haggerty, F. M., 1991, St. Michael's Chapel, Braunton: A Survey of the Standing Remains, 8 (Un-published). SDV83681.

'The History of Braunton' refers to a village which existed in the 16th century, near to the chapel of St. Anne.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 870 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323771Monograph: Lysons, D. + Lysons, S.. 1822. Magna Britannica. Magna Britannica: A Concise Topographical Account of The Several Counties o. 6: Devonshire. Unknown. 66.
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. 270.
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. 870.
SDV73922Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Braunton in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 389,400,404-408,443, 444,455.
SDV83681Un-published: Haggerty, F. M.. 1991. St. Michael's Chapel, Braunton: A Survey of the Standing Remains. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8.

Associated Monuments

MDV11857Related to: Saunton Court, Braunton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 12 2016 12:35PM