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HER Number:MDV30232
Name:Manor of Sampford Spiney

Summary

Sampford spiney is first mentioned in the domesday book as sanford(a). It appears in various forms throughout the middle ages in different documents. It means literally 'sand(y)ford over the walkham river. The manor was held by gerard de spineto in 1234 (gover et al).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 534 725
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSampford Spiney
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD SPINEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/107

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV273837.

Gover, j. E. B. + mawer, a. + stenton, f. M. /the place-names of devon/(1931)238.


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

Sampford spiney is first mentioned in the domesday book as sanford(a). It appears in various forms throughout the middle ages in different documents. It means literally 'sand(y)ford over the walkham river. The manor was held by gerard de spineto in 1234 (gover et al).

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV273837Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV108982Related to: Homestead at Stoneycroft, Sampford Spiney (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2015 2:53PM