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HER Number:MDV18656


There was settlement at Boode from at least the early 11th century.


Grid Reference:SS 500 380
Map Sheet:SS53NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53NW/34

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (VIII to Late Medieval - 701 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Braunton in Early Times, 393,408,455 (Article in Monograph). SDV73922.

Boode alias Bude was Boeurda in Domesday. It was held by Drogo of the Bishop of Coutances. In King Edward the Confessor's time Bristric Cammesons had obtained a virgate of land from Braunton. "this William de Walville restored to Braunton in King William's time. The thanes cannot say how Bristric became possessed of it."

Pearce, S. M., 1985, The Early Church in the Landscape: The Evidence from North Devon (part), 269-70 (Article in Serial). SDV336495.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 269-70.
SDV73922Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Braunton in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 393,408,455.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2009 4:49PM