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HER Number:MDV124607
Name:Wall on north side of Hisley Wood


Stone retaining wall recorded at the edge of the wood; associated with Boveycombe Farm. Evidence of feather and tare stone-splitting method.


Grid Reference:SX 780 802
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALL (Constructed, XVIII to XX - 1800 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

Natural England Volunteers, 2009-2015, Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey, H10 (Worksheet). SDV350591.

Visited 06/11/2015. Track retaining wall recorded at SX 7808 8028 (eastern edge of Hisley Wood). One block shows very deep evidence of the feather and tare method of stone splitting (likely to be post-1800). Sketch made. Photographed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350591Worksheet: Natural England Volunteers. 2009-2015. Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey. Natural England Archaeological Survey. Worksheet. H10. [Mapped feature: #114958 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28071Related to: Boveycombe Farmstead, Lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6071 - East Devon Natural Nature Reserve and surrounds Archaeological Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2019 12:11PM