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HER Number:MDV2767
Name:St. Giles on the Heath, Carey Barton

Summary

Cary is documented in 1241. Cary Barton is mentioned in a document of 1695. The majority of the present farmhouse is probably of 19c origin with a small amount of possibly earlier cob walling at rear.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 365 917
Map Sheet:SX39SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSt. Giles on the Heath
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishST.GILES ON THE HEATH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX39SE/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANSION HOUSE (XI to Post Medieval - 1001 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Unatributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry (Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry). SDV263.

Carey barton, remains of mansion. Cary family possessed an ancient dwelling near the Cary Brook. Domesday manor of Kari. White mentions a farm called Carey Barton in the parish.


RISDON, 1811, Untitled Source, 229 (Monograph). SDV8651.


Lysons, D. + Lysons, S., 1822, Magna Britannica, 247 (Monograph). SDV323771.


Dymond, R., 1873, Sir George Cary of Cockington, 276 (Article in Serial). SDV8655.


White, 1878-1879, Untitled Source, 685 (Monograph). SDV8653.


Worth, R. N., 1886, Untitled Source, 295 (Monograph). SDV8654.


Pengelly, W., 1887, Prince's "Worthies of Devon", and the "Dictionary of National Biography", 309 (Article in Serial). SDV16197.


Reichel, O. J., 1914, The Hundred of Tavistock in Early Times, 224 (Article in Serial). SDV8646.

Cary is mentioned in Testa de Nevil, 1241, when it was said to be owned by Tavistock Abbey.


Schopp, J. W., 1918 - 1919, A Devon Sheriff's Account of the Time of William and Mary, 280 (Article in Serial). SDV8659.

Cary Barton is mentioned in a document of 1695 giving details of the rent paid by its tenant.


Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Black Torrington in Early Times, 213,218,242 (Article in Monograph). SDV2105.

At Domesday, Cary was held with East Panson as part of the manor of St. Giles.


Hoskins, W. G., 1942 - 1946, Devonshire Gentry in Carolean Times, 319 (Article in Serial). SDV44634.

In a survey of the court of wards of 1630, Carry was part of the lands belonging to Burneby. See CRF.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX39SE3 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV8656.

Carey Barton, remains of mansion.
The house has been much added to, the farm buildings appear to be of early construction. (Site visit, 30/05/1951)


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1974, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV8649.

The majority of the present farmhouse is probably of 19c origin with a small amount of ?earlier cob walling at rear. Other details: Cited by NMR.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV16197Article in Serial: Pengelly, W.. 1887. Prince's "Worthies of Devon", and the "Dictionary of National Biography". Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 19. A5 Hardback. 309.
SDV2105Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Black Torrington in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 213,218,242.
SDV263Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry: Unatributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry.
SDV323771Monograph: Lysons, D. + Lysons, S.. 1822. Magna Britannica. Magna Britannica: A Concise Topographical Account of The Several Counties o. 6: Devonshire. Unknown. 247.
SDV44634Article in Serial: Hoskins, W. G.. 1942 - 1946. Devonshire Gentry in Carolean Times. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 22. Unknown. 319.
SDV8646Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1914. The Hundred of Tavistock in Early Times. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 46. A5 Hardback. 224.
SDV8649Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1974.
SDV8651Monograph: RISDON. 1811. Survey of Devon. 1580-1640. 229.
SDV8653Monograph: White. 1878-1879. Devonshire. 685.
SDV8654Monograph: Worth, R. N.. 1886. History of Devonshire. 295.
SDV8655Article in Serial: Dymond, R.. 1873. Sir George Cary of Cockington. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 6. 276.
SDV8656Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX39SE3. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV8659Article in Serial: Schopp, J. W.. 1918 - 1919. A Devon Sheriff's Account of the Time of William and Mary. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 10.1. Unknown. 280.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1546 - SX39SE3
  • EDV1549 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Jul 10 2018 10:44AM