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Heritage Lottery Fund Estates Records Project

The King's College estates records for Devon refer to College lands in the following manors:

Alphington, Crealy Barton, Highampton, Honeychurch, Ipplepen, Sampford Courtenay, St James Priory in Exeter, Tiverton and Walkhampton.

From this page you can view images of selected documents from the Devon records, visit the online catalogue for each estate, provided through Janus, or download a copy of the county catalogue in Microsoft Word format.

Image Gallery

Here are some examples of documents taken from the Devon records.

Click on the thumbnail images to view a larger version.

Court extracts Extracts from court rolls, c. 1750
Ref: KCAR/6/2/140/5 SAC/115
Map of Tiverton, c. 1800
Ref: KCAR/6/2/137/13 SJP/212
Tiverton map
Walsingham letters Letters from Francis Walsingham, 1586
Ref: KCAR/6/2/140/6 SAC/64
Sluice Agreement, 1208
Ref: KCAR/6/2/137/1/7 SJP/53
Priory rental Rental for St James Priory, 1742
Ref: KCAR/6/2/137/3 SJP/128
Drawing of Buckerell Villa, Exeter
Ref: KCAR/6/2/137/13 SJP/195
Villa sketch
Royal grant Grant of Elizabeth I, 1601
Ref: KCAR/6/2/140/6 SAC/62

Links to the JANUS online catalogue

Click here to visit the online catalogue pages for the estates in Devon:

  • Alphington
  • Crealy Barton
  • Highampton
  • Honeychurch
  • Ipplepen
  • Sampford Courtenay
  • St James Priory in Exeter
  • Tiverton
  • Walkhampton

Complete catalogue for Devon

Click on the link below to view the catalogue for the Devon records. Please note the Microsoft Word version of the catalogue is not kept as up-to-date as the online version, available through Janus. You are advised to look at the online version if possible.
[Please note you will need Microsoft Word '97 or later in order to view the document correctly, and it may take some time to download.]

The county catalogue has been arranged alphabetically by estate, but if you are interested in a particular town or village within Devon, you can also download Word catalogues for each estate separately. See the full list of estates here.

If you are interested in viewing any of the documents from the Devon estate records, please Contact the Archive CentreContact Us to arrange an appointment.

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All links were current as of April 2007.