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HER Number:MDV17758
Name:Hemsford

Summary

Hemsford shown as a small hamlet on 19th and 20th century maps

Location

Grid Reference:SX 815 639
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhempston
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMPSTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86SW/96

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Hemsford is shown as 'Ford' on the 19th century map. Five separate buildings and a group of buildings around a square yard are shown to the east of the road.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Further buildings are shown on early 20th century map.


Evans, H. R., 1958, Broadhempston, 63 (Article in Serial). SDV296893.

Hemsford was once a hamlet of which only a farmstead remains.


Weddell, P. J. + Turton, S. D., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of SWW Littlehempston to Roundaways Water Main, 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV340219.

Possibly associated with the Ford(e) family, who are recorded in the parish from at least the 14th century. Extent of the original settlement unknown.


Cotswold Archaeology, 2001, Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Archaeological Fieldwalking and Field Reconnaissance Survey: Preliminary Summary (Report - Survey). SDV340217.


Cotswold Archaeology, 2001, Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Cultural Heritage Assessment: Volume 1:Text, 23 (Report - Assessment). SDV340215.

Possible shrunken settlement at Hemsford. Other details: Map 1: Site 3.


Cotswold Archaeology, 2001, Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Cultural Heritage Assessment: Volume 2: Constraints Maps (Report - Assessment). SDV340216.

Other details: Map 1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV296893Article in Serial: Evans, H. R.. 1958. Broadhempston. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 90. A5 Hardback. 63.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340215Report - Assessment: Cotswold Archaeology. 2001. Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Cultural Heritage Assessment: Volume 1:Text. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 01084. A4 Stapled + Digital. 23.
SDV340216Report - Assessment: Cotswold Archaeology. 2001. Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Cultural Heritage Assessment: Volume 2: Constraints Maps. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 01084. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV340217Report - Survey: Cotswold Archaeology. 2001. Fishacre to Lyneham Natural Gas Pipeline: Archaeological Fieldwalking and Field Reconnaissance Survey: Preliminary Summary. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 1224. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV340219Report - Assessment: Weddell, P. J. + Turton, S. D.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of SWW Littlehempston to Roundaways Water Main. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.05. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4375 - Fishacre to Lyneham Pipeline Assessment
  • EDV4391 - Fishacre to Lyneham Fieldwalking Survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2008 4:51PM