MDE20416 - Killington (Place)

Summary

Killington dates to before the Conquest. The Blackmore family, ancestors of R.D. Blackmore, were leaseholders of this property.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Killington, or kinwelton. The Blackmore family, ancestors of R. D. Blackmore, were leaseholders of this property. [1] Killington, Kinwelton, or Kellaton, was Chencoltona in Domesday. It was held by Drogo of the Bishop of Coutances. Before the conquest it was held by Algar. Early descents given. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Chanter, F. J.. 1903. R.D. Blackmore & Lorna Doone. Devonshire Association reports and transactions. 35. 231-259. 240.
  • <2> Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928-1938. Hundreds of Devon: The Hundred of Shirwell in Early Times. 462, 475, 493.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 6670 4645 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS64NE
Civil Parish MARTINHOE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 15348
  • Devon SMR: SS64NE/33

Record last edited

Dec 15 2014 1:20PM

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