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HER Number:MDV18914
Name:Cockington, Alwington


Cockington was the Domesday manor of Cokematone. Later known as Cokematon.


Grid Reference:SS 405 259
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAlwington
Ecclesiastical ParishALWINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/18

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Shebbear in Early Times, 569,578,581 (Article in Monograph). SDV7713.

Cockington was Cokematone in Domesday. It was a sub-manor of Alwington, which was held by Hamelin of the Count of Mortain. Before the conquest it was held by Ordulf. Early descents given..

Benson, J., 1942 - 1946, Cockington and Cokematon (Article in Serial). SDV341051.

Name of Cockington changed to Cokematon in deference to branch of family in the Hundred of Haytor also using the name. Descents and genealogy.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 494 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Modern scholarship regards first reference to Cockington as being to Cokemeton in 1244, not the Domesday Survey. Other details: 494.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object arbitrary, based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 494.
SDV341051Article in Serial: Benson, J.. 1942 - 1946. Cockington and Cokematon. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 22. Unknown.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV7713Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Shebbear in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 569,578,581.

Associated Monuments

MDV74605Related to: Cockington Farm, Alwington (Monument)
MDV75109Related to: East Cockington, Alwington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2015 10:37AM