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HER Number:MDV4423
Name:Minster at Westacott, Abbotsham


A possible Anglo Saxon or British minster site is suggested by the 'minster' names in the Tithe Apportionment.


Grid Reference:SS 411 262
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/27

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINSTER (Post Roman - 410 AD to 700 AD (Between))

Full description

MEADE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV14240.

Monastery - possible anglo-saxon or british minster site (ta). Vis=2/12/1988 (meade). Minster. In ta collection headed 'goodings, north and south middletons, north minster and kingsland northminster, all now called greencliffe. ' (meade).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6305.

Des=ta 387 norminster meadow.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6306.

Des=worksheet in the parish file.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6307.

Des=worksheet(meade, h. M. )/parish checklist(2/12/1988).

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 186 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Monastery - possible Anglo-Saxon or British minster site suggested by 'minster' names in Tithe Apportionment (TA) names. Heading in TA includes 'North Minster and Kingsland Northminster, all now called Greencliffe'. Field 387 called 'Norminster Meadow'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV14240Migrated Record: MEADE.
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. 186.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. [Mapped feature: #92111 ]
SDV6305Migrated Record:
SDV6306Migrated Record:
SDV6307Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2015 3:56PM