MDE20876 - Ilkerton Settlement (Monument)


Documentary evidence suggests that Ilkerton was established before the Conquest.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ilkerton, or Hilcrinton, was Incrintona in Domesday. It was included in Lynton (Lintona), and was held by William Capra. Before the conquest it was held by Algar. Early descents of the manor are given. [1] The settlement of Ilkerton was mentioned as 'Incrintona' in 1086, 'Hilcrinton' in 1242, 'Ilcrynton' in 1346 & 'Hylkeryngton' in 1379. [2] This is labelled as 'East Ilkerton' on the Lynton Tithe Map and 1st Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [5,6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928-1938. Hundreds of Devon: The Hundred of Shirwell in Early Times. 466,492.
  • <2> Monograph: Gover, J. E. B., Mawer, A. and Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. 64.
  • <3> Monograph: Hoskins, W. G.. 1954. A New Survey of England: Devon. Collins. 430.
  • <4> Report: Berry, N.. 2003. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of West Lyn Farm, Lynton, Devon. 5.
  • <5> Map: 1840. Lynton and Lynmouth Parish Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.



Grid reference Centred SS 711 469 (224m by 382m)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19131
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/83

Record last edited

Jun 25 2018 11:40AM


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