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HER Number:MDV30184
Name:Coombe Walter House, Abbotsham

Summary

House dating from the 16th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 418 270
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/109

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVI - 1501 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 84 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Combe Walter is first mentioned in a deed of 1561 as Comewater and was the home of Walter de Coombe in 1333 in the lay subsidy rolls.


Department of Environment, 1955, Bideford UD, 2 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV329953.

Coombe Walter is a 16th century building. Interior contains chamfered and moulded oak beams. Later alterations and additions. Listed as grade III awaiting regrading.


Ordnance Survey, 1975, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV1620.

Coombe Walter is shown on this map.


Meade, H. M., 1988, Untitled Source (Correspondence). SDV12463.

Letter with amendments to parish checklist. No inspection permitted.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 12 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV12463Correspondence: Meade, H. M.. 1988. Amendments to Parish Checklist. Letter.
SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback. 84.
SDV1620Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1975. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV329953List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1955. Bideford UD. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 2.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 12.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86774 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2015 2:36PM