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Title:The Invasion of North Devon by Hubba the Dane
Originator:Rogers, I.
Summary:Hubbe the Dane, forced to retreat towards his fleet at Appledore was overtaken by the Saxon army at Bloody Corner where he was defeated and killed. Human remains and coins have been found at Bloody Corner and an ancient iron axe was dug up in the vicinity. Coins have since disappeared. A tablet recording the defeat of the Danes was fixed to the wall in 1890 but the date ascribed to the battle (AD 892) is inaccurate.

Associated Monuments (3)

MDV11746Barrow at Appledore (Monument)
MDV11743Bloody Corner, Northam (Monument)
MDV473Kenwith Castle (Monument)