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HER Number:MDV105867
Name:Shrunken Settlement, Hescott

Summary

Shrunken settlement, Hescott

Location

Grid Reference:SS 288 247
Map Sheet:SS22SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHRUNKEN VILLAGE (XII to XVI - 1167 AD to 1566 AD (Between))

Full description

Fox, H. S. A., 1983, Contraction: Desertion and Dwindling of Dispersed Settlement in a Devon Parish (Article in Serial). SDV358825.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Hescott is first recorded as Hersecote in 1167. There were 9 tenants in 1301 and 2 in 1566.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #65297 ]
SDV358825Article in Serial: Fox, H. S. A.. 1983. Contraction: Desertion and Dwindling of Dispersed Settlement in a Devon Parish. Medieval Villages Research Group Annual Report. 31. Photocopy + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 28 2015 2:26PM