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HER Number:MDV21725
Name:Aller Manor House, Kingskerswell


The site of a manor house at Aller is recorded on the 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Grid Reference:SX 877 689
Map Sheet:SX86NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingskerswell
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSKERSWELL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86NE/45/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR HOUSE (XI to Late Medieval - 1001 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Manor House (Remains of) recorded on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordance Survey map. Exact location unknown.

Reichel, O. J., 1908, The Hundred of Haytor in the time of 'Testa de Nevil' AD1244, 125 (Article in Serial). SDV156533.

Aller was the site of the Domesday estate of Alra, mentioned also in the Testa de Nevil in 1244. Some early descents of ownership are given.

Department of Environment, 1952, Newton Abbot RD, 67 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV304573.

East of Aller Farm are a few old cob walls, the remains of the original manor.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Unknown, SX86NE5 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV350230.

Site visit 17th November 1952. Nothing regarding the manor house found.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV156533Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1908. The Hundred of Haytor in the time of 'Testa de Nevil' AD1244. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 40. A5 Hardback. 125.
SDV304573List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1952. Newton Abbot RD. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 67.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #11557 ]
SDV350230Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Unknown. SX86NE5. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV42387Related to: House at Aller Brake, (Monument)
MDV8708Related to: The Barn Owl Inn, formerly Manor Farmhouse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 27 2020 9:07AM