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HER Number:MDV124408
Name:Orchard south-east of Penpark Plantation, Ashburton

Summary

Parallel linear earthwork banks, visible on aerial photographs taken from 1946 onwards and on images derived from lidar data captured in 2013 south-east of Penpark Plantation, are interpreted as post-medieval or 19th century banks for fruit tree cultivation.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 786 722
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ORCHARD (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1949 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Mature trees and orchard trees are depicted in this location.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Orchard trees are depicted in this location.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223 Vp4 5290-5291 12-JUL-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352279.

Parallel linear earthwork banks are visible.


NERC, 2013, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution) Tellus: South Devon to Dartmoor, LIDAR SX7872 Tellus DTM 01-JUL-2013 to 31-AUG-2013 (Cartographic). SDV361514.

Parallel linear earthwork banks are visible.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2018-2019, The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley (Interpretation). SDV361305.

Parallel linear earthwork banks, approximately 3.5 metres in width, are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946 onwards and on images derived from lidar data captured in 2013, to the south-east of Penpark Plantation. The plot is depicted with mature trees and orchard trees on the late-19th century OS maps and orchard trees on the early-20th century OS maps. They are interpreted as late-19th or early-20th century banks for fruit tree cultivation.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV352279Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223 Vp4 5290-5291 12-JUL-1946.
SDV361305Interpretation: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2018-2019. The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley. Historic England Research Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV361514Cartographic: NERC. 2013. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution) Tellus: South Devon to Dartmoor. Digital. LIDAR SX7872 Tellus DTM 01-JUL-2013 to 31-AUG-2013. [Mapped feature: #114665 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7515 - The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping (formerly NMP) Survey (Ref: ACD1748)

Date Last Edited:Dec 21 2018 5:52PM