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HER Number:MDV107662
Name:Orchard Banks South and West of Chaldon Farm

Summary

Orchard tree planting banks of probable post medieval to mid-20th century date were visible as earthwork banks to the south and west of Chaldon Farm on aerial photographs of the 1940s and 1960s. The banks are not identifiable on more recent aerial photographs and have probably been levelled.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 036 042
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

  • ORCHARD (Post Medieval to XX - 1540 AD to 1946 AD (Between))

Full description

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

An orchard is depicted to the west of Chaldon Farm.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RS 4302 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

Narrowly spaced earthwork banks are visible.


BKS Surveys Ltd, 1967, BKS/2822, BKS/2822 V 2936-2937 14-MAR-1967 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354836.

Narrowly spaced earthwork banks are visible.


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

Orchard tree planting banks of probable post medieval to mid-20th century date were visible as earthwork banks to the south and west of Chaldon Farm on aerial photographs of the 1940s and 1960s. The banks fall within a larger area of orchards depicted on the Ordnance Survey first edition 25inch map. The earthworks were not visible on more recent aerial photographs and were probably levelled.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV354836Aerial Photograph: BKS Surveys Ltd. 1967. BKS/2822. BKS Surveys Ltd. Photograph (Paper). BKS/2822 V 2936-2937 14-MAR-1967. [Mapped feature: #67084 ]
SDV354994Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1823. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RS 4302 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.

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 3:17PM