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HER Number:MDV40387
Name:George Teign Barton, Settlement


George Teign Barton was probably the Domesday manor of Teigna


Grid Reference:SX 851 835
Map Sheet:SX88SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SE/17/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (XI to Late Medieval - 1001 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1915, The Hundred of Exminster in Early Times, 203,208,223,224,234 (Article in Serial). SDV285943.

George Teign Barton. The probable site of the Domesday manor of Teigna, some descents until 1428 are given.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 487 (Monograph). SDV1312.

George Teign Barton was mentioned as 'Teigna' in 1086, 'Tegne Georg' in 1281, 'Teyng S. Georgii' in 1283 & 'Georgis-tenge' in 1438. Named after a chapelry at the site dedicated to St George.

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. 487.
SDV285943Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1915. The Hundred of Exminster in Early Times. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 47. A5 Hardback. 203,208,223,224,234.

Associated Monuments

MDV9291Related to: Ashton, George Teign Barton, Farmhouse (Building)
MDV19785Related to: George Teign Barton, Chapel (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 5:55PM