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HER Number:MDV19211
Name:Rollestone Barton


Possible site of medieval farmstead bought by St John's Hospital in 13th century


Grid Reference:SX 927 951
Map Sheet:SX99NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishHEAVITREE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99NW/144

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Clyston in Early Times, 374 (Article in Monograph). SDV133053.

Possibly the site of Reichel's 'Rokesdon' in Heavitree which was purchased along with 'Kinwardburge' in Broadclyst in 1268 by St John's Hospital, Exeter (see PRN 19221).

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 440 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Rollestone is mentioned as 'Rokesdon' & 'Rokysdon' in 14th century & 'Rolleston' & 'Ruxston' in 16th century

Rose-Troup, F., 1934 - 1935, Brihtricestan, a lost manor, 155, 233-4 (Article in Serial). SDV336952.

Rollestone Farm. This may be the 'Rokysdon' mentioned in the Cartulary of St John's Hospital, Exeter (see also PRN 19221).

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. 440.
SDV133053Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Clyston in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 374.
SDV336952Article in Serial: Rose-Troup, F.. 1934 - 1935. Brihtricestan, a lost manor. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 18. Unknown. 155, 233-4.

Associated Monuments

MDV19221Related to: FARMSTEAD in the Parish of Broad Clyst (Monument)
MDV18534Related to: Lower Rollestone Farmhouse (Monument)
MDV19213Related to: MANOR in the Parish of Broad Clyst (Monument)
MDV19212Related to: Rollestone Barton, Earthwork (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 10 2006 9:40AM