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HER Number:MDV107655
Name:Former Field Boundary North of Bolealler House

Summary

A former possible field boundary of probable medieval to post medieval date was visible on aerial photographs of the 1940s and images derived from lidar data as a curvilinear broad but shallow earthwork ditch to the north of Bolealler House.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 025 046
Map Sheet:ST00SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3304-3305 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

A curvilinear earthwork ditch or gulley is visible.


Environment Agency, 1998-2012, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution), LIDAR ST0204 Environment Agency DSM 2005-2010 (Cartographic). SDV357034.

A curvilinear earthwork ditch or gulley remains visible.


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

A former possible field boundary of probable medieval to post medieval date was visible on aerial photographs of the 1940s and images derived from lidar data as a curvilinear broad but shallow earthwork ditch to the north of Bolealler House.
The earthwork ditch does not correspond with any boundaries depicted on the Ordnance Survey first edition 25inch map of the 1880s-1890s or the Tithe map for Cullompton. It is therefore probable that the boundary had passed out of use prior to the 1840s.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV354994Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1823. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3304-3305 04-NOV-1946.
SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
SDV357034Cartographic: Environment Agency. 1998-2012. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. LIDAR ST0204 Environment Agency DSM 2005-2010. [Mapped feature: #67077 ]

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:Sep 2 2014 11:12AM