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HER Number:MDV119546
Name:Series of Five Lynchets to the north of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy

Summary

Series of five Medieval lynchets in an irregular shaped field to the north of Lower Cadworthy Farm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 549 645
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/121

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LYNCHET (IV to XV - 400 AD to 1500 AD)

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Not shown on 19th century Meavy Tithe Map

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

Series of four boundaries shown on 19th century map to the north of Lower Cadworthy Farm.

Berry, N., 2005, Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon, Sites 56-57, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory (Report - Survey). SDV360144.

Site 56: Lynchet not shown on historic maps forming two separate terraces at the west end but fades out on the east end. The earthwork is 1-1.5 metres high by 1-2 metres wide.
Site 57: Sequence of Medieval lynchets forming the field boundaries between mostly small fields to the north of Higher Cadworthy.The cornditch boundary on the west side of the lynchets changes direction at each junction. Most are earthworks with some large stones forming irregular boundaries and the southernmost boundary is stone revetted.

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

Series of five linear features visible on Lidar image.

Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

The curving boundaries of five fields shown on modern mapping. Map object mostly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348634Cartographic: Environment Agency. 2011. LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution). Digital. [Mapped feature: #78812 ]
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360144Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2005. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon. National Trust Report. A4 Comb Bound. Sites 56-57, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory.

Associated Monuments

MDV127081Part of: Medieval field system north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV12898Related to: Higher Cadworthy Farmstead, Meavy (Monument)
MDV77828Related to: Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7251 - Lower Cadworthy Farm: Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey
  • EDV5292 - Survey of buildings at Lower Cadworthy, Meavy

Date Last Edited:Dec 12 2019 3:36PM