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HER Number:MDV118090
Name:Alder Croft Bank, Sowton


Early 19th century earthwork bank.


Grid Reference:SX 981 923
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

  • BOUNDARY BANK (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Debois Landscape Survey Group, 2007, Bishops Court, Devon. Landscape Survey and Management Plan, Appendix 1: BC44X (Report - non-specific). SDV349911.

Alder Croft bank. Early 19th century earthwork bank. The bank is inside a 19th century drainage ditch but is possibly part of an older, ?medieval park boundary bank. The bank has been degraded by spoil from the ditch.

Sources / Further Reading

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: BC44X. [Mapped feature: #3684 ]

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 21 2016 10:24AM