HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV117393
Name:Relict Field System south-east of Cloakham, Axminster

Summary

Several curvilinear earthwork banks, interpreted as the remains of medieval or post-medieval field boundaries, are visible on images derived from lidar data captured between 1998 and 2014 and aerial photographs taken from the 1940s onwards.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 286 998
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1840 AD)

Full description

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

Some field boundaries are depicted in these locations.


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

Some field boundaries are depicted in these locations.


Royal Air Force, 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2482, RAF/CPE/UK/2482 RS 4015-4016 10-MAR-1948 (Aerial Photograph). SDV359310.

Numerous earthwork banks are visible.


Environment Agency, 1998-2014, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), LIDAR SY2899 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 30-SEP-2014 (Cartographic). SDV359177.

Numerous earthwork banks are visible.


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

Several curvilinear earthwork banks, circa. 2 to 4 metres in width, are visible on aerial photographs from the 1940s onwards, but most clearly on images derived from lidar data captured between 1998 and 2014. Some are depicted on the historic mapping, but several are not and it is these have been transcribed. It is likely that they are the remains of medieval or post-medieval field boundaries that went out of use by the mid-19th century.

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.
SDV359177Cartographic: Environment Agency. 1998-2014. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. LIDAR SY2899 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 30-SEP-2014. [Mapped feature: #76694 ]
SDV359310Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2482. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/2482 RS 4015-4016 10-MAR-1948.
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 1:18PM