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HER Number:MDV4411
Name:Docton Memorial in St. Nectan's Church, Hartland


Brass on the wall of St. Nectan's to Alice Docton, dated 1610.


Grid Reference:SS 235 247
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22SW/3/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COMMEMORATIVE BRASS (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Corbould, P., 1968, The Monumental Brasses of Devon, 39 (Article in Serial). SDV84760.

St. Nectan. Brass on wall 1610 of Alice Docton.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 129 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Hobbs, S., 2007, Various Sites around Hartland (Correspondence). SDV351130.

I would suggest that there is an error in this entry as the only wall ‘brass’ is a plaque with a brass inset dedicated to Anne Abbot dated 1610 (set in south chancel wall). There are two floor brasses dedicated to Thomas and Alice Docton circa 1619 set in the chancel floor.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 129.
SDV351130Correspondence: Hobbs, S.. 2007. Various Sites around Hartland. Letter to Historic Environment Record. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV84760Article in Serial: Corbould, P.. 1968. The Monumental Brasses of Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 100. A5 Paperback. 39.

Associated Monuments

MDV1534Part of: St. Nectan's Church, Hartland (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2064 - BRASS (XVII to Unknown - 1601 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 1 2018 12:19PM