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HER Number:MDV21874
Name:Field ditches to north of Moorhayes


Two possible field ditches were exposed during works for North Devon Link Road to north of the former Moorhayes Farm.


Grid Reference:SS 962 141
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/116

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DITCH (Constructed, Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Doggett, N., 1982, NDLR1 Card Index, F.27, F.28 (Archive - Survey). SDV56213.

Two fairly parallel linear features located during topsoil scrape for the North Devon Link Road. Possible field ditches. Date uncertain.

Doggett, N., 1983, The North Devon Link Road (Stage One). Sampford Peverell to Tiverton, F.27, F.28 (Un-published). SDV363254.

Two linear features. F.28 was 5.4 metres by 0.83 metres and contained no finds. F.27 was circa 5.0 metres by 0.9 metres. It was not excavated, but both features appear to be the remains of field ditches.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV56213Archive - Survey: Doggett, N.. 1982. NDLR1 Card Index. North Devon Link Road Phase 1: Archive. Card Index. F.27, F.28. [Mapped feature: #122583 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV29908Related to: Flint Scatter to the north of Moorhayes (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2019 12:32PM