Administrative unit

Axminster Hundred

Ancient District

Preferred Name:
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Date created:
by 1086
Date abolished:
by nineteenth Century
Unit ID:
D. and S. Lysons, Magna Britannia: volume 6 - Devonshire (London: Thomas Cadell, 1822), p. XX-XXXI.


Axminster and Axmouth hundreds in Exeter Domesday united as one, sometimes called hundred of Axminster and Axmouth, but now generally Axminster only.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DEVON Ancient County     Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
  was abolished to create AXMINSTER Hundred   Great Britain Historical GIS Project

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Axminster Hundred through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd October 2019