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HER Number:MDV104452
Name:Narrow Ridge and Furrow on Stowford Moor

Summary

Narrow ridge and furrow earthworks are visible across Stowford Moor on aerial photographs taken between the 1940s and 2006-2007. They are likely to have resulted from deep ploughing of rough ground in the nineteenth century to assist in drainage and improve the land for agriculture.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 390 161
Map Sheet:SS31NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Brewer
Civil ParishBulkworthy
Civil ParishEast Putford
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBULKWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NARROW RIDGE AND FURROW (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Stowford Moor is depicted as rough ground.

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Narrow ridge and furrow earthworks cover the whole of Stowford Moor.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Narrow ridge and furrow earthworks are visible across Stowford Moor.

Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

Narrow ridge and furrow earthworks are visible across Stowford Moor.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #63928 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 12 2021 2:47PM