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HER Number:MDV88
Name:Chapel at Firebeacon, Hartland

Summary

A chapel at Firebeacon is listed as being licensed by Bishop Stafford in 1400. It is suggested that this is one of the chapels granted to Hartland Abbey in 1189.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 245 202
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22SW/11/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAPEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Pearse Chope, R., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV7462.

Chapel of st. Mary at firebeacon. Bishop stafford licensed celebration here in 1400. Records a chapel of st. Mary attached to hartland abbey (pearse chope). Vis=6/12/1978 (os). No beacon or chapel could be found here.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7463.

Russell, p. /tda/87(1955)277/fire beacons in devon.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7464.

Pearse chope, r. /tda/58(1926)72/hartland abbey.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7465.

Osa=ss22sw11.


Russell, P., 1955, Fire Beacons in Devon, 277 (Article in Serial). SDV336138.


Pearce, S. M., 1985, The Early Church in the Landscape: The Evidence from North Devon (part), 268 (Article in Serial). SDV336495.

Chapel site. A Royal Charter of 1189 granted chapels at Harton, Cheristow, Welcombe and all the other chapels built in the parish to Hartland Abbey. A chapel at Firebeacon is listed as being licensed by Bishop Stafford in 1400 and Pearce suggests that this was one of the original 1189 grant chapels.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 142, 241 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336138Article in Serial: Russell, P.. 1955. Fire Beacons in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 87. A5 Hardback. 277.
SDV336495Article in Serial: Pearce, S. M.. 1985. The Early Church in the Landscape: The Evidence from North Devon (part). Archaeological Journal. 142. A4 Stapled + Digital. 268.
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. 142, 241.
SDV7462Report - Survey: Pearse Chope, R..
SDV7463Migrated Record:
SDV7464Migrated Record:
SDV7465Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 28 2015 2:31PM