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HER Number:MDV18677
Name:Crackaway Barton, West Down

Summary

Crackaway Barton was one of three independent manors, held by three thanes, in West Down before the Conquest.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 530 418
Map Sheet:SS54SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWest Down
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST DOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS54SW/45

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 5SW (Cartographic). SDV59283.


Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Braunton in Early Times, 342,427,459 (Article in Monograph). SDV73922.

Crackaway Barton was one of three independent manors held by three thanes in West Down before the Conquest. They were afterwards joined to the Manor of West Down or Duna. In Domesday this was held by Drogo of the Bishop of Coutances. Ralf de Pyn held Crackaway in the 1241 Testa de Nevil. Later descents given.


Exeter Archaeology, 2005, Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV340799.

Small barton, now two dwellings; at least 17th century. It is surrounded by 20th century farm buildings. Believed to have been one of three independent manors held by three thanes before the Conquest, although the name is not recorded before 1241. Other details: Site 7.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340799Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 05.06. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV59283Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 5SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV73922Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Braunton in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 342,427,459.

Associated Monuments

MDV13381Related to: BUILDING in the Parish of South Brent (Building)
MDV31181Related to: Crackaway Barton, West Down (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4404 - Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of Proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon

Date Last Edited:Sep 24 2008 3:29PM