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HER Number:MDV7330
Name:Holsworthy, Simpson Barton


Documentary references to Simpson from 1281.Recorded as being the site of a Barton.


Grid Reference:SS 361 041
Map Sheet:SS30SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHolsworthy Hamlets
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLSWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS30SE/17

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Simpson on site of a Barton.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 148 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Documentary references to Simpson (Synnyaneston or Sinnaneston) from 1281. Symeston in 1413 and Simpston in 1472.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SS30SE2 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV22019.

The house appears to be of 19th century. No remains of earlier house, nor of reused materials.

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. 148.
SDV22019Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SS30SE2.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2183 - SS30SE2

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 1:03PM