HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV15403
Name:The Magdalen Lands


Four strip fields associated with St Mary Magdalene's Chapel, shown on the Tithe Map and early Ordnance Survey maps. Area now under 20th century residential development.


Grid Reference:SX 936 744
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST TEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/78

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Plots 1-4;

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey, OS 25" (Cartographic). SDV848.

Four narrow fields are shown extending east from the road to the east and south-east of the site of St Mary Magdalene's Chapel.

Jordan, M. H., 1909, The Magdalen Lands of West Teignmouth, 331,337 (Article in Serial). SDV302883.

Magdalen Chapel Fields, Teignmouth. Tithe map of 1839 for Eest Teignmouth shows four fields called Modlin, three of them Modlin Chapel Fields.

Jordan, M. H., 1910, Notes on Venn in the Parish of Bishop's Teignton, 513 (Article in Serial). SDV306938.

'Modlin Grounde' known as Modlin Hill.

Exeter Archaeology, 2004, Archaeological assessment of proposed development site at New Road, Teignmouth, 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV280892.

Four fields called 'Modlin' on the 1839 Tithe Map with three associated with Magdalene Chapel. The fields lie under a 20th century residential development.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

The area is now covered by Eaton Court, Hazeldown Road and Ashleigh Mount.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV280892Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2004. Archaeological assessment of proposed development site at New Road, Teignmouth. Exeter Archaeology Report. 04.. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
SDV302883Article in Serial: Jordan, M. H.. 1909. The Magdalen Lands of West Teignmouth. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 41. 331,337.
SDV306938Article in Serial: Jordan, M. H.. 1910. Notes on Venn in the Parish of Bishop's Teignton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 42. Unknown. 513.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81577 ]
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25". OS 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV9831Related to: St Mary Magdalene's Chapel (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2012 2:04PM