MDE20866 - Challacombe (Place)

Summary

Challacombe was Celdecoma in the Domesday Book. Its historic core has been mapped using sources available to the HER.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Challacombe was Celdecoma in the Domesday Book. It was held by Drogo of the Bishop of Coutances. Before the conquest it was held by Ulmer. Early descents of the manor are given. [1] The historic core of the settlement was mapped using sources available to the HER in 2013. There may be further features relating to the village outside of this area. [3-6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928-1938. Hundreds of Devon: The Hundred of Shirwell in Early Times. P. 117, 408,413,424,435,462,463, 467-470,474-476,489,491.
  • <2> Monograph: Tull, C.. 2006. Challacombe: The Story of an Exmoor Village.
  • <3> Map: 1839. Challacombe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 693 408 (425m by 397m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19078
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/105
  • Local Plan - Historic Core

Record last edited

Jul 30 2018 4:05PM

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