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HER Number:MDV15588
Name:Lee Ditch, Sampford Peverell


Smallholding depicted on 19th century mapping. The name references a boundary dyke mentioned in a charter of AD958 and of the lea where hay was gathered.


Grid Reference:ST 031 172
Map Sheet:ST01NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSampford Peverell
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD PEVERELL

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Lee Ditch. Remains of small holding dating to the 19th century or earlier

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST01NW/16

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINEAR EARTHWORK (VIII to Late Medieval - 701 AD to 1539 AD (Between))
  • FARMSTEAD (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

House and associated buildings depicted.

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

Lee Ditch marked comprising ranges of buildings grouped around a small courtyard.

Finberg, H. P. R., 1971, Ayshford and Boehill, 21 (Article in Serial). SDV336404.

Lee Ditch. This name suggests the position of the 'dyke' mentioned in a charter dated AD958, forming the bounds of a Saxon estate. It ran north to Hay Lea Ford. The 'lee' element may refer to a lea where hay was gathered. Other details: Figure 1.

Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Buildings shown as ruinous.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336404Article in Serial: Finberg, H. P. R.. 1971. Ayshford and Boehill. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 103. A5 Paperback. 21.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81617 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV15586Related to: FORD in the Parish of Sampford Peverell, Uplowman (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 22 2017 12:05PM