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HER Number:MDV28942
Name:Earthworks in field to east of Lydford

Summary

Earthworks shown on aerial photographs to the east of Lydford

Location

Grid Reference:SX 511 848
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/64

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EARTHWORK (VII to XVIII - 700 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Earthwork features shown on aerial photograph.


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

Earthwork shown on aerial photograph transcription.


Ancient Monuments, 1989, 1002506 (Schedule Document). SDV230739.

Site within the Sheduled Monument area of Lydford.


Newman , P., 2000, The Town and Castle Earthworks at Lydford, 16-17, Figure 4 (Report - Survey). SDV351534.

Earthwork evidence of burgage plots survive to the rear of 'Barnhayes' in a field named 'Bury's Meadow'. The earthworks are located to the east of the burh rampart and consist of a level stance and linear boundary which align with the prevailing axis of the street plan.


Exeter Archaeology, 2008, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford, 10 (Report - Assessment). SDV351460.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV230739Schedule Document: Ancient Monuments. 1989. 1002506. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Unbound.
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.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #86282 ]
SDV351460Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford. Exeter Archaeology. 08.31 (6475). A4 Grip Bound. 10.
SDV351534Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2000. The Town and Castle Earthworks at Lydford. English Heritage. A4 Spiral Bound. 16-17, Figure 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV14312Related to: Lydford Castle (Monument)
MDV21796Related to: Medieval Borough of Lydford (Monument)
MDV14321Related to: Saxon Burh at Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6180 - The Town and Castle Earthworks at Lydford
  • EDV6171 - Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford (Ref: 08.31)

Date Last Edited:Aug 2 2013 12:55PM