MDE20869 - Whitefield (Place)
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Whitefield, otherwise known as Whitfield, was Witefela in Domesday. It was held by the Bishop of Coutances. Before the Conquest it was held by Sawin. Whitfield was annexed to High Bray in 1086. Some early descents given.  The settlement is labelled Whitefield on the High Bray Tithe Map.  The site has been mapped using historic maps available to the HER; however, it may have extended beyond the polygonised area prior to 1838. [2-3]
- <1> SDE59335 Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928-1938. Hundreds of Devon: The Hundred of Shirwell in Early Times. 462, 474, 491, 492.
- <2> SEM8103 Map: Northcote, G.. 1838. High Bray Tithe Map and Apportionment.
- <3>XY SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #42025 ]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7040 3596 (190m by 196m)|
|Historic Parish||HIGH BRAY|
|Civil Parish||BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- Devon SMR Monument ID: 19085
- Devon SMR: SS73NW/578/1
Record last edited
Sep 9 2020 3:07PM
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