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HER Number:MDV106094
Name:Higher Holway


Nineteenth century field name suggestive of the existence of a sunken trackway.


Grid Reference:SY 150 884
Map Sheet:SY18NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSALCOMBE REGIS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOLLOW WAY (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, 34 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Field called Lower Holway on Tithe Map/Tithe Apportionment (Tithe Apportionment No. 487). Name suggests existence of a hollow way or sunken trackway. No trackway shown on Tithe Map. Trackway shown along east boundary on OS 1890 map extending north to road (boundary as on modern map); assumed to be for field access. It is not known if this is the trackway referred to in the name.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. [Mapped feature: #65520 ]
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. 34.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2015 11:10AM