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HER Number:MDV106186
Name:The Great Burrow and Little Burrow, south of Lincombe Manor Farm, Ilfracombe.

Summary

The 'burrow' element in the 19th century names of two adjacent fields may suggest the presence of an earthwork of prehistoric or later date.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 499 456
Map Sheet:SS44NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIlfracombe
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishILFRACOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EARTHWORK (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848, 570 & 571 (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. 1820 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Field called 'Little Burrow' on Tithe Apportionment/Tithe Map 1839/1840 (plot 570) at SS 5001 4571 with 'The Great Burrow' to west (plot 571) at SS 4988 4567. May indicate earthwork of prehistoric or later date.

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. 1820.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. 570 & 571. [Mapped feature: #65625 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 19 2016 9:38AM