MDE20863 - Martinhoe (Place)
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Type and Period (1)
Martinhoe was Matingeho in Domesday. It was held by Drogo of the Bishop of Coutances. Before the Conquest it was held by Dodo. Early descents of the manor are given.  The historic core has been recorded in the GIS using historic mapping available to the HER. [2-4] Martinhoe lies in the historic hundred and deanery of Shirwell. The Manor of Martinhoe belonged to the St. Albyns; by the time of Lysons (1822) it was the property of George Courtenay, Esq., who was the patron of the rectory. The name Martinhoe is thought to have come from Martin’s Hoe, or Martin’s Height, named after the Martyn family who owned the land prior to the St. Albyns. 
- <1> SDE59335 Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928-1938. Hundreds of Devon: The Hundred of Shirwell in Early Times. 390, 404, 462, 468, 469, 471-3, 475.
- <2> SEM7573 Map: 1842. Martinhoe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
- <3>XY SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #42070 ]
- <4> SEM7190 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <5> SEM8593 Report: Wapshott, E. and Boyd, N.. 2018. The Shippon and Birch Cottage, Martinhoe, Exmoor, Devon: Historic building recording. 5.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 6677 4867 (188m by 189m) (Historic mapping)|
|Civil Parish||MARTINHOE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- Devon SMR Monument ID: 19074
- Devon SMR: SS64NE/68
- Local Plan - Historic Core
Record last edited
Jan 4 2021 3:53PM
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