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HER Number:MDV106178
Name:Shoot Meadow, east of Beara, Combe Martin

Summary

Nineteenth century field name, 'Shoot Meadow', may be suggestive of existence of either a former water meadow system or block of cultivation strips in a divided medieval meadow.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 602 462
Map Sheet:SS64NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCombe Martin
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCOMBE MARTIN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER MEADOW (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848, 908 (Cartographic). SDV349431.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1805 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Field called 'Shoot Meadow' (Tithe Apportionment 908) on Tithe Apportionment/Tithe Map (1842/1843). Name may indicate some kind of sluice in a catchwork system (water meadow), or may instead be derived from the Old English 'sceat', indicating the 'shot' or 'block' of cultivation strips in a divided meadow (medieval).

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. No. 1805.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. 908. [Mapped feature: #65616 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 19 2016 9:13AM