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HER Number:MDV108455
Name:Orchard Banks South of Upexe Lane, Silverton

Summary

Earthwork banks were visible to the south of Upexe Lane, Silverton on digital images derived from lidar data. They were probably part of a former orchard of post-medieval to 20th century date.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 954 028
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

  • 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.

The earthwork banks correspond with a depicted orchard.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3251-3252 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

The orchard remained planted.


Environment Agency, 1998-2012, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution), LIDAR SS9502 Environment Agency DSM 2005 & 2012 (Cartographic). SDV357034.

Earthwork banks are visible.


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

Earthwork banks were visible to the south of Upexe Lane, Silverton on digital images derived from lidar data. The banks, probably made to facilitate drainage, fell within the area of a former orchard potentially of post medieval to 20th century date, as depicted on the first Edition Ordnance Survey map of the late 19th century. The orchard remained planted into the 1940s.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV354994Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1823. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3251-3252 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 SS9502 Environment Agency DSM 2005 & 2012. [Mapped feature: #67825 ]

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:Nov 14 2014 1:11PM