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HER Number:MDV27361
Name:Remains of Deserted Settlement in field south of Lydford Primary School

Summary

Field boundaries, a ditch and the possible remains of two buildings identified from aerial photograph in pastureland to the immediate south of Lydford School. Further field boundaries to the east at SX51608514 and to the south-east at SX51558505.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 514 851
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/107

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 19/04/1982, SF2113, 27 (Aerial Photograph). SDV234683.

Visible on aerial photograph.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Some vague areas visible on the 1940s aerial; nothing definitive could be seen on this or aerial photographs from 2000, 2006 or 2010 (A. F. Richards).


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Field boundaries, a ditch and the possible remains of two buildings identified from aerial photograph in pastureland to the immediate south of Lydford School. Further field boundaries to the east at SX51608514 and to the south-east at SX51558505.


White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Lydford Primary (Un-published). SDV352501.

Lydford Primary deserted settlement.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV234683Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 19/04/1982. SF2113. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 27.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic. [Mapped feature: #14917 ]
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Lydford Primary.

Associated Monuments

MDV106282Related to: Cottage at Rowell Cross, Lydford (Building)
MDV22581Related to: London and South Western Railway (Dartmoor Section) (Monument)
MDV106278Related to: Lydford Primary School (Building)
MDV106281Related to: Smithy at Rowell Cross, Lydford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2016 11:45AM