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HER Number:MDV122520
Name:Cluster of Fields Called Lawn Set, Georgeham, Devon

Summary

19th century field name, 'Lawn Set', visible on mid 19th century mapping. 3 fields appear to have merged into one single plot on late 19th century mapping and it is unclear if the field name is still applicable.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 443 399
Map Sheet:SS43NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGeorgeham
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGEORGEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 2539

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LYNCHET (XIX - 1838 AD to 1880 AD (Pre))

Full description

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

Cluster of 3 fields named 'Lawn Set' shown on 1838-48 Digitised Tithe maps and Transcribed Apportionments.


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

3 strip fields are now shown as one single plot on Ordnance Survey 1880s-90s First Edition mapping. Unclear if the field name is still applicable.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Cluster of 3 fields called 'Lawn Set' on 1839 Tithe Apportionment and c. 1840 Tithe Map (Plot Nos 881-2, 1128) shown on Tithe Map as undivided strips. On modern map as single plot. Name is probably a corruptiont of 'lanchet' used to describe open-field strips elsewhere in the Westcountry.


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

Single plot is still visible on Ordnance Survey 2018 Mastermap.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112665 ]
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2018 12:01PM