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HER Number:MDV31878
Name:EARTHWORK in the Parish of Crediton Hamlets, Whitestone


Oxlands could be the location for a medieval Ox Park with evidence of a bank and ditch


Grid Reference:SX 843 966
Map Sheet:SX89NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton Hamlets
Civil ParishWhitestone
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishST.THOMAS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX89NW/60

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EARTHWORK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Pamment, J., 1986, Untitled Source, 186 (Report - Survey). SDV285310.

Oxlands could be the location for a medieval Ox Park. There is bank and ditch evidence to point to the existence of an Ox Park. The bank and ditch were probably constructed to prevent oxen from encroaching into Coombe Wood and more fertile land Other details: Visited 1985.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV285310Report - Survey: Pamment, J.. 1986. Parish Survey of Whitestone and Oldridge (St Thomas). A4 Stapled. 186.

Associated Monuments

MDV9434Related to: Oxlands Barn (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2688 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM