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HER Number:MDV38152
Name:Medieval Settlement at Black Hall


Black Hall was first mentioned in 1238 an again in the 14th century


Grid Reference:SX 712 576
Map Sheet:SX75NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Huish
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH HUISH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX75NW/7/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Black Hall on the Site of a Manor House' shown on 19th century map.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 304 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Black Hall was first mentioned as 'la Blakehale' in 1238 and 'Blakehalle' in the 14th century.

Goodyear, R. I., 1990, Deserted Farm Site (Migrated Record). SDV338765.

Black Hall was first mentioned in the assizes of 1238. It appears again in the lay subsidy rolls of 1330 and 1333 as well as the assizes of 1362 (citing Gover et al).

Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

'Black Hall on site of Blakehall' shown on modern mapping.

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. 304.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338765Migrated Record: Goodyear, R. I.. 1990. Deserted Farm Site. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register.
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV7302Related to: Black Hall (Building)
MDV74444Related to: Gateway northeast of Black Hall (Building)
MDV74443Related to: Gateway northwest of Black Hall (Building)
MDV7303Related to: Medieval Cross at Black Hall (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2008 3:55PM