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HER Number:MDV18645
Name:Georgeham

Summary

Georgeham is first recorded as Hama in the Domesday Survey of 1086. The church is dedicated to St. George.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 464 398
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGeorgeham
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGEORGEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/55

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (First mentioned, XI - 1086 AD to 1086 AD)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV242.

Georgeham was hama in domesday. The manor was held by tetbald son of berner. Before the conquest it was held by etmar or edmar. Early descents given.(reichel).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV65865.

Reichel, o. J. /hundreds of devon/(1928-1938)391,396,400,401,404,408,420, 443-445,456,463,467,468,475,485,491/the hundred of braunton in early times.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 43 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Georgeham is recorded as Hama in the Domesday Survey of 1086. The dedication of the church is to St. George. There is still a Higher Ham just to the north of the village.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 875 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

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. 43.
SDV242Migrated Record:
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. 875.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #9182 ]
SDV65865Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 12 2016 2:07PM