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HER Number:MDV120627
Name:Trackways and field boundaries across Priestacott Moor, Great Torrington

Summary

Cropmark ditches of former trackways and field boundaries of likely 20th century date are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1992, across Priestacott Moor, Great Torrington.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 504 214
Map Sheet:SS52SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGreat Torrington
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishGREAT TORRINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))
  • TRACKWAY (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Young, A., 2005, Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project (Cartographic). SDV321540.

Transcriptions of ditches correspond to the grid reference for PRN167423.


Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, PRN167423 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

Trackways crossing over Priestacott Moor are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs (p1). They have been digitally plotted as part of the National Mapping Programme.
Photograph reference:
1. DCC GEONEX/159/92/223-5 15-OCT-1992


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2017-2018, Backlog recording of the Winkleigh National Mapping Programme Survey (Personal Comment). SDV360588.

The western cropmarks correspond with 20th century field boundaries, so are likely to represent part of an accompanying ditch.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

The cropmarks correspond with field boundaries in this location.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321540Cartographic: Young, A.. 2005. Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project. Plot of Cropmarks. Digital. [Mapped feature: #79866 ]
SDV358473Interpretation: Young, A. & Turner, S.. 2005-2006. North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records. Cornwall Council Report. Digital. PRN167423.
SDV360588Personal Comment: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2017-2018. Backlog recording of the Winkleigh National Mapping Programme Survey. Not Applicable.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7455 - Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2018 3:36PM