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HER Number:MDV112031
Name:Relict Field Boundary north of Ashcroft, Axminster Parish

Summary

Previously recorded as a possible enclosure, more likely to be conjoined field boundaries partly depicted on the historic mapping, visible on Lidar data captured between 1998 and 2014 and aerial photographs taken from 2006.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 273 011
Map Sheet:ST20SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Full description

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

A number of linear earthwork banks are visible (formerly recorded as 'Southern boundary of possible enclosure may be reflected in boundaries of plots 796-799').


Ordnance Survey, 1996, OS/96602, OS/96602 V 072 06-JUN-1996 (Aerial Photograph). SDV355897.

A number of linear earthwork banks are visible.


Environment Agency, 1998-2014, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), LIDAR ST2701 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 30-SEP-2014 (Cartographic). SDV359177.

A number of conjoined earthwork banks are visible.


Environment Agency, 2011, LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution) (Cartographic). SDV348634.

Map object based on this source.


Horner, W., 2014, Possible Enclosure at Ashcroft (Personal Comment). SDV358138.

Possible enclosure at Ashcroft, Axminster (ST273011), or fortuitous mix of parish boundary, trackway etc.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object based on this source.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2016-2018, The Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV359463.

A linear earthwork bank, up to 10 metres wide, is visible on images derived from lidar data captured between 1998 and 2014, and on aerial photographs taken from 2006 onwards. It corresponds to the putative southern side of a possible enclosure recorded in August 2014, but on checking more recent lidar-derived images it is clear that the ‘enclosure’ is simply several conjoining field boundaries of probable medieval date, most of which correspond to field boundaries depicted on the Tithe map. The exception on part of the southern side does however correspond to two dog-legs in the mapped boundaries and is probably contiguous with an east-west aligned boundary at its west end. The transcription relates only to this southern segment, interpreted as the remains of a medieval field boundary that fell out of use prior to the mid-19th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348634Cartographic: Environment Agency. 2011. LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution). Digital.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV355897Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1996. OS/96602. Ordnance Survey. Photograph (Paper). OS/96602 V 072 06-JUN-1996.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV358138Personal Comment: Horner, W.. 2014. Possible Enclosure at Ashcroft.
SDV359177Cartographic: Environment Agency. 1998-2014. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. LIDAR ST2701 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 30-SEP-2014.
SDV359463Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2016-2018. The Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. Historic England Research Report. Digital.
Linked documents:2

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7508 - The Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme (NMP) project (Ref: ACD1228)

Date Last Edited:Mar 20 2018 1:03PM