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HER Number:MDV106414
Name:'Bowling Green' Field Name at Slew Hill

Summary

It is possible that the name 'Bowling Green' referred to the particularly flat and level nature of the ground.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 544 457
Map Sheet:SS54NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBerrynarbor
Civil ParishIlfracombe
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishILFRACOMBE
Ecclesiastical ParishBERRYNARBOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOWLING GREEN (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Maps and Apportionments (Website). SDV349463.

Field named 'The Slough Park' (plot number 1384) on the Tithe apportionment.


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

Map object also based on this source.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, 1866 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

While a field called 'Bowling Green' is suggestive, this particular field had an irregular boundary and occupied more than 4.5 acres. It is possible that the name referred to the particularly flat/level nature of the ground.


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. 1866.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV349463Website: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Maps and Apportionments. http://devon.gov.uk. Website.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #65937 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2015 11:28AM