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HER Number:MDV120135
Name:Field boundary in wood north-east of Higher Elsford Farmstead

Summary

Old field boundary consisting of a section of wall running from east-west noted in the 1994 woodland survey. Depicted on the 19th century historic maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 796 836
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Tithe Map depicts the field boundary (plots 929-930) here as a division aligned roughly south-west by north-east, curving directly northwards at its north-eastern end to meet the corner of the adjoining field (931).


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

The late 19th century historic map shows a dog-leg shaped boundary dividing these fields. Map object based on this source.


Shame, S., 1994, Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon, Kennick, G1 (Report - Survey). SDV360483.

Old field boundary consisting of a section of wall running from east-west noted in 1994 survey of the plantation west of Trenchford Reservoir.
Map object 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).
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360483Report - Survey: Shame, S.. 1994. Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. Kennick, G1.

Associated Monuments

MDV107985Related to: Higher Elsford Farmstead, Bovey Tracey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7432 - Archaeological survey of woodland around Kennick and Tottiford Reservoirs

Date Last Edited:Oct 31 2017 11:48AM