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HER Number:MDV24327
Name:Stone tablet at Bloody Corner, Northam

Summary

Stone tablet at Bloody Corner, Churchill Way, Northam. Probably late 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 454 292
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/31/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COMMEMORATIVE STONE (XIX - 1850 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Stone' indicated on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey mapping.


Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

'Stone' shown on 6 inch 1932-1938 Ordnance Survey mapping.


Department of Environment, 1973, Northam, 10 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV17982.

Stone tablet at Bloody Corner, Churchill Way, Northam. Probably late 19th century. Stone tablet, with moulded stone frame and base, commemorating the battle between Alfred and King Hubba the Dane and the death of the latter in 892AD. The tablet bears the Chappell crest. The lettering appears to be late 19th century. Dated 19/02/1973.


Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J., 1992, Preliminary Archaeological Assessment, Taw-Torridge Tidal Waters Improvements, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV18873.


Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of SWW Taw-Torridge Tidal Waters Improvements, 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV4711.


Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of SWW Taw-Torridge Tidal Waters Improvements, Part 1: Southern Routes, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV4712.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV17982List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1973. Northam. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 10.
SDV18873Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J.. 1992. Preliminary Archaeological Assessment, Taw-Torridge Tidal Waters Improvements. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 92.32. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84580 ]
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV4711Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of SWW Taw-Torridge Tidal Waters Improvements. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.25. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
SDV4712Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of SWW Taw-Torridge Tidal Waters Improvements, Part 1: Southern Routes. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.32. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV11743Related to: Bloody Corner, Northam (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 31 2012 2:27PM