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HER Number:MDV21806


Dodbrooke became a borough in the late 13th or early 14th century.


Grid Reference:SX 738 442
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsbridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDODBROOKE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX74SW/65

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BURGH (XIII to XIV - 1201 AD to 1400 AD (Between))

Full description

Beresford, M. W. + Finberg, H. P. R., 1973, English Medieval Boroughs. A Handlist, 90 (Monograph). SDV6626.

Dodbrooke. Grant of a tenement in Kingsbridge, mentioning the road leading to the 'new borough of Dodbrooke' in 1294. Taxed as a vill, thereafter as a borough in 1313. Borough said to exist here by royal charter in 1319.

Born, A. + Tanner, K., 1986, Untitled Source, 8 (Monograph). SDV337657.

Market granted in 1256. Became a borough in 1319.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337657Monograph: Born, A. + Tanner, K.. 1986. Kingsbridge, Devon. A5 Paperback. 8.
SDV6626Monograph: Beresford, M. W. + Finberg, H. P. R.. 1973. English Medieval Boroughs. A Handlist. English Medieval Boroughs. A Handlist. A5 Hardback. 90.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 30 2012 11:33AM