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HER Number:MDV14583
Name:Post Medieval Artefacts from south-east of Kingsteignton


Post Medieval artefacts recovered from the southeast of Kingsteignton including sherds of pottery and glass, a decorated clay pipe bowl and parts of stem and iron nails.


Grid Reference:SX 879 730
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/80

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (XVII to XIX - 1601 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Gallant, L., 1977, Archaeology along the Route of the Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton By-pass, 60-61 (Article in Serial). SDV344261.

Possible former occupation area. Slight nettle-covered disturbance detectable on grass surface. Pottery sherds, window glass, part of decorated clay pipe and iron nails were recovered from the site after removal of the top soil, mostly dated to the 17th-19th centuries. Possibly a ssociated with nearby cherry orchards. Other details: Figures 1 and 2d.

Gallant, L., 1981 - 1982, Three Decorated Clay Tobacco Pipes (Article in Serial). SDV338602.

Clay pipe decorated with oak leaf and acorns. Probably local. Dated typologically to first half of 19th century.

Pink, F., 2014, Devon Extensive Urban Survey Project. Rapid Assessment of Archaeological Interventions, 16 (Report - non-specific). SDV357343.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338602Article in Serial: Gallant, L.. 1981 - 1982. Three Decorated Clay Tobacco Pipes. Transactions of the Torquay Natural History Society. 18.4. Unknown.
SDV344261Article in Serial: Gallant, L.. 1977. Archaeology along the Route of the Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton By-pass. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 35. Paperback Volume. 60-61. [Mapped feature: #5931 ]
SDV357343Report - non-specific: Pink, F.. 2014. Devon Extensive Urban Survey Project. Rapid Assessment of Archaeological Interventions. AC Archaeology Report. ACD473/1/1. Digital. 16.

Associated Monuments

MDV14462Related to: Cherry Orchards south-east of Ware Cross, Kingsteignton (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2027 - POT (XVII to XIX - 1650 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FDV2028 - PIPE (SMOKING) (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1850 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2014 2:52PM