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HER Number:MDV106605
Name:Shuts Close, North-East of Lower Worthygate Farm,

Summary

Nineteenth century field name, 'shut' or 'shot' may derive from the Old English 'sceat', referring to the strips within an open field.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 370 233
Map Sheet:SS32SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishParkham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishPARKHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD NAME (Unknown date)
  • FIELD SYSTEM (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848, 1407 (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, 2368 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Field called 'Shuts Close' on 1840 Tithe Apportionment and 1840 Tithe Map (plot No. 1407) at western end of group of fields of 'Reverse-J' shape. The word shut or shot may derive from the Old English sceat, referring to the strips within an open field.

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. 2368.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. 1407. [Mapped feature: #66134 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 28 2014 6:21PM