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HER Number:MDV108443
Name:Park Features in Silverton Park

Summary

Evidence of landscaping was visible as earthworks on aerial photographs of the 1940s to the north and east of the former walled garden within the grounds of the former Silverton Park.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 969 025
Map Sheet:SS90SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSilverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSILVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2012 AD (Between))
  • FOOTPATH (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2012 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The visible earthworks correspond with park features depicted.


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

The planting and approach to the walled garden were depicted.


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

The visible earthworks correspond with park features depicted.


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

The planting and approach to the walled garden were depicted.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3249-3250 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

Earthwork banks and ditches are visible. Map object based partly on this source.


Environment Agency, 1998-2012, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution), LIDAR SS9602 Environment Agency DSM 2005 & 2012 (Cartographic). SDV357034.

Earthwork banks and ditches are visible. Map object based partly on this source.


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

Evidence of landscaping within the grounds of the former Silverton Park was visible on aerial photographs of the 1940s as earthworks to the north and east of the former walled garden. The earthworks correspond with boundaries, footpaths and planting depicted on the Tithe Map for Silverton and the Ordnance Survery Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. The earthworks remain visible on images derived from lidar captured in 2005 and 2012 and appear to be in good overall condition.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV354994Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1823. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3249-3250 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 SS9602 Environment Agency DSM 2005 & 2012.

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 13 2015 5:19PM