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HER Number:MDV104535
Name:Site of Building to north of St. Mary's School, Buckfastleigh

Summary

A small area of rubble stone build that appears to underlie the northern section of the school boundary wall, extending slightly beyond the outer face. This may represent the remains of an earlier building although it could just be a wider section of wall footings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 740 672
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Small rectangular building shown on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment for Field Number 1226 shows it to be 'Land not Subject to Rent Charge'.


Brown, S., July 2013, St. Mary's Primary School, Buckfast, Devon. Archaeological Watching Brief 2012-2013 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV358143.

This building is located to the north-east of the Medieval farmstead.


Gent, T. + Manning, P., Nov 2011, Archaeological Assessment of St. Mary's School and St. Mary's Convent, Buckfast, Devon, 5-6, Fig. 2, Photo 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV351589.

A small area of rubble stone build that appears to underlie the northern section of the school boundary wall, extending slightly beyond the outer face. This may represent the remains of an earlier building although it could just be a wider section of wall footings.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351589Report - Assessment: Gent, T. + Manning, P.. Nov 2011. Archaeological Assessment of St. Mary's School and St. Mary's Convent, Buckfast, Devon. Archaedia Report. A4 Comb Bound. 5-6, Fig. 2, Photo 5. [Mapped feature: #111771 ]
SDV358143Report - Watching Brief: Brown, S.. July 2013. St. Mary's Primary School, Buckfast, Devon. Archaeological Watching Brief 2012-2013. Stewart Brown Associates. A4 Bound.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV104534Related to: Orchard to the south of 'South Gate', Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV122145Related to: Site of a Medieval Farmstead west of St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV47941Related to: St Mary's Catholic School, Buckfast (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6185 - Archaeological Assessment of St. Mary's School and St. Mary's Convent, Buckfast (Ref: Project No. 1029)

Date Last Edited:Jun 8 2018 12:22PM