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HER Number:MDV24563
Name:ARTEFACT SCATTER in the Parish of Axminster

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SY 299 973
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29NE/85

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=31/1/1985 (weddell). Post medieval + ? late medieval pot. About 15 sherds (worksheet).

ORAL INFORMATION, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116645.

Above ngr centred. Tradition that there were stone buildings in this field survives. Although no evidence in recent years (oral info).

SEE SY29NE/33, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116646.

Scatters of medieval pottery recorded in vicinity of roman fort and settlement (see sy29ne/33) (silvester).

SIVESTER AND BIDWELL, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116647.

Excavations in 1981-82 produced "one small boxful" of medieval pottery from the area of the roman fort. Volume sufficient to suggest that a medieval settlement must lie nearby. Dateable to between the 12th and 15th centuries.(sivester and bidwell).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116650.

Des=worksheet(weddell)/(7/2/1985)axminster by-pass.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116651.

Des=tm + ta 1478,1479/(1838).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116652.

Des=oral information from local farmer.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116653.

Des=photos(b/w)in axminster by-pass file.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116654.

Des=silvester, r. J. /letter to the county planning officer(23/3/1982).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116655.

Silvester, r. J. + bidwell, p. T. /pdas/42(1984)51.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116656.

Des=allan, j. /pers comm as above(15/2/1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24449.

Vis=mostly s somerset ware; 18th century coarsewares, 16th century forms constitute most of the rest (allan).

TM AND TA, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV249353.

Fields in this area different on tithe map, but one field called "stoney close" (tm and ta).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV116645Migrated Record: ORAL INFORMATION.
SDV116646Migrated Record: SEE SY29NE/33.
SDV116647Migrated Record: SIVESTER AND BIDWELL.
SDV116650Migrated Record:
SDV116651Migrated Record:
SDV116652Migrated Record:
SDV116653Migrated Record:
SDV116654Migrated Record:
SDV116655Migrated Record:
SDV116656Migrated Record:
SDV24449Migrated Record:
SDV249353Migrated Record: TM AND TA.

Associated Monuments

MDV24665Parent of: FINDSPOT in the Parish of Axminster (Find Spot)
MDV14185Related to: Roman Fort at Woodbury Farm, Axminster (Monument)
MDV42536Related to: Roman Settlement at Woodbury Farm, Axminster (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM