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HER Number:MDV128831
Name:Field boundaries at Ilton Farm, Malborough

Summary

Field boundaries of probable medieval origin are visible as relict earthworks on aerial photographs of 1946 and visualisations derived from lidar data captured between 1998 and 2017, crossing the north-west facing slopes overlooking Ilton Farm.Field boundaries of probable medieval origin are visible as relict earthworks on aerial photographs of 1946 and visualisations derived from lidar data captured between 1998 and 2017, crossing the north-west facing slopes overlooking Ilton Farm.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 723 400
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMalborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMALBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, Devon County Council RAF/CPE/UK/1890 4019-4020 10-DEC-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.

Curvilinear banks and ditches are visible as earthworks.

Environment Agency, 1998-2017, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution) EA: South Devon Coast to Dartmoor, LIDAR SX7240 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 31-MAY-2017 (Cartographic). SDV361470.

Curvilinear banks and ditches are identifiable as earthworks.

Turner, S.C., 2005 - 2006, Devon Historic Landscape Characterisation Mapping (Cartographic). SDV349122.

This area was probably first enclosed with hedge-banks during the later middle ages. The curving form of the hedge-banks suggests that earlier it may have been farmed as open strip-fields

Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2019-2020, The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 2, Avon Valley to Plymouth (AI&M, formerly NMP) (Interpretation). SDV362982.

Field boundaries of probable medieval origin are visible as relict earthworks on aerial photographs of 1946 and visualisations derived from lidar data captured between 1998 and 2017, crossing the north-west facing slopes overlooking Ilton Farm.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). Devon County Council RAF/CPE/UK/1890 4019-4020 10-DEC-1946.
SDV349122Cartographic: Turner, S.C.. 2005 - 2006. Devon Historic Landscape Characterisation Mapping. Digital.
SDV361470Cartographic: Environment Agency. 1998-2017. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution) EA: South Devon Coast to Dartmoor. Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. LIDAR SX7240 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 31-MAY-2017. [Mapped feature: #126702 ]
SDV362982Interpretation: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2019-2020. The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 2, Avon Valley to Plymouth (AI&M, formerly NMP). Historic England Research Report. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8098 - The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping (formerly NMP) Survey, Area 2, Avon Valley to Plymouth (Ref: ACD2040)

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2020 6:10PM