HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV71220
Name:Bow, Halse


The settlement at Halse was mentioned as Hax in 11C Domesday


Grid Reference:SS 730 016
Map Sheet:SS70SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBow
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBOW

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 360 (Monograph). SDV1312.

The settlement at 'Halse' is mentioned as 'Hax' in Domesday & 'Hause' in 1242. The name comes from an Old English word meaning 'neck' as it is located on a col dividing the Taw & Yeo valleys.

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. 360.

Associated Monuments

MDV71219Related to: Bow, East Halse (Monument)
MDV71217Related to: Bow, East Halse Cottages (Monument)
MDV71218Related to: Bow, Halse Cottages (Monument)
MDV40659Related to: Bow, West Halse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:20PM