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HER Number:MDV19489
Name:Shebbear, Moortown Shrunken Settlement


Possibe shrunken settlement at Moortown, probably had a strong connection with Durpley Castle.


Grid Reference:SS 432 124
Map Sheet:SS41SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShebbear
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEBBEAR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41SW/17

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHRUNKEN VILLAGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Higham, R. A., 1979, The Castles of Medieval Devon, 310 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV336189.

Possibly a shrunken settlement at Moortown, probably had a strong, but unspecific connection with Durpley Castle (see SS41SW/2). Other details: PhD Thesis, Exeter University.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336189Post-Graduate Thesis: Higham, R. A.. 1979. The Castles of Medieval Devon. University of Exeter Thesis. Unknown. 310.

Associated Monuments

MDV456Related to: Durpley Castle, Shebbear (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 2:50PM