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HER Number:MDV117985
Name:Trackway within Home Covert Wood, Bishop's Court, Sowton


Trackway leading west to a footbridge and thence to Gorham Marsh.


Grid Reference:SX 979 917
Map Sheet:SX99SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSowton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishFARRINGDON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (Built, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Trackway and bridge shown.

Debois Landscape Survey Group, 2007, Bishops Court, Devon. Landscape Survey and Management Plan, Appendix 1: BC23 (Report - non-specific). SDV349911.

Earthworks of a medieval or early post-medieval trackway. The track, which is shown on an estate map of 1803, leads to a bridge and then to Gorham marsh. It formed the northern boundary of Barn Close and now survives within the later Home Covert wood.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349911Report - non-specific: Debois Landscape Survey Group. 2007. Bishops Court, Devon. Landscape Survey and Management Plan. Debois Landscape Survey Group Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Appendix 1: BC23.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #77261 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV87487Related to: Parkland and Gardens at Bishop's Court, Sowton (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5959 - Archaeological Survey, Bishops Court, Devon

Date Last Edited:Dec 15 2016 11:41AM