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HER Number:MDV114337
Name:Field Boundaries South West of Tavistock

Summary

Field boundaries of possible medieval date were visible on aerial photographs as linear and curvilinear cropmarks of ditches and banks to the south-west and north-east of Parswell Farm, to the south west of Tavistock.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 463 729
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Unknown date)
  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, RAF/V17/170/0070-1; RAF/540/483/F20/4196-7; RAF/CPE/UK/2501/4110-4111 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

Transcriptions of several linear, curvilinear and rectilinear banks and ditches from cropmark evidence visible on aerial photographs correspond to two database records of earthwork field systems of ‘unknown medieval’ date to the south-west and north-east of Parswell Farm, south-west of Tavistock.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2016, Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey (Personal Comment). SDV359374.

The aerial photograph references given in the Tamar Valley NMP transcription attributes is incomplete; the dates of the photograph are not included.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). RAF/V17/170/0070-1; RAF/540/483/F20/4196-7; RAF/CPE/UK/2501/4110-4111.
SDV359374Personal Comment: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2016. Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:May 13 2016 10:59AM