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HER Number:MDV107395
Name:Orchard Banks to the north of Trinity Cottages

Summary

Orchard banks of probable post-medieval to modern date are visible as a series of linear earthwork banks on aerial photographs of 1946 onwards, to the north of Trinity Cottages.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 994 057
Map Sheet:SS90NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBradninch
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRADNINCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ORCHARD (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The site is classified as an orchard on the Bradninch parish tithe map of approximately 1838-48.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

The orchard is symbolised on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map of between the 1880’s-90’s.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3309-10 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

The orchard banks are visible as a series of earthwork banks.


Ordnance Survey, 1967, OS/67039 V, OS/67039 V 128-129 18-APR-1967 (Aerial Photograph). SDV356901.

The orchard banks are visible as a series of slight earthwork banks.


Environment Agency, 1998-2012, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution), LIDAR SS9905 Environment Agency DSM 19-DEC-2005 (Cartographic). SDV357034.

The orchard banks remain faintly visible as a series of earthwork banks on digital images derived from Lidar data captured during 2005.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2014-2015, East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV356883.

Orchard banks of probable post-medieval to modern date are visible as a series of linear earthwork banks on aerial photographs of 1946 onwards, to the north of Trinity Cottages. The site of the orchard is first mentioned on the Bradninch parish tithe map apportionment of approximately 1838-48 and is symbolised on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map of between the 1880’s-90’s. The orchard banks are nortnorthwest to southsoutheast aligned and occupy an area of approximately 0.20 hectares of gentle south facing ground. The earthwork banks remain visible on aerial photographs of 1967 and on digital images derived from Lidar data captured during 2005.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349463Website: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Maps and Apportionments. http://devon.gov.uk. Website.
SDV354994Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1823. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3309-10 04-NOV-1946. [Mapped feature: #66849 ]
SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
SDV356901Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1967. OS/67039 V. Ordnance Survey. Photograph (Paper). OS/67039 V 128-129 18-APR-1967.
SDV357034Cartographic: Environment Agency. 1998-2012. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. LIDAR SS9905 Environment Agency DSM 19-DEC-2005.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6530 - The East and Mid-Devon Rivers Catchment NMP project (Ref: ACD613)

Date Last Edited:Aug 26 2014 2:11PM