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HER Number:MDV44386
Name:Alston, Settlement

Summary

Site of the Domesday manor of Alwinestona

Location

Grid Reference:SX 717 407
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMalborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMALBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX74SW/34/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1913, The Hundred of Stanborough or Dippeforda in the Time of 'Testa de Nevil' AD 1243, 181-2,203 (Article in Serial). SDV336180.

Site of the Domesday manor of Alwinestona. Author gives some descents after 1166.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 307 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Alston was first mentioned in 1086 as 'Alwinestona', as 'Alwiston' in 1228 & as 'Alwyston' in 1478.


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 1991, Archaeological Recording on the SWW Salcombe to Oldaway Tongue Water Pipeline, 2 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV166340.

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. 307.
SDV166340Report - Watching Brief: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 1991. Archaeological Recording on the SWW Salcombe to Oldaway Tongue Water Pipeline. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 91.37. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV336180Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1913. The Hundred of Stanborough or Dippeforda in the Time of 'Testa de Nevil' AD 1243. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 45. A5 Hardback. 181-2,203.

Associated Monuments

MDV44384Related to: Blanks Mill, Leat (Monument)
MDV18426Related to: Blanks Mill, Marlborough (Monument)
MDV7269Related to: Yarde Farmhouse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3751 - Archaeological recording on the SWW Salcombe to Oldaway Tongue water pipeline

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 6:26PM