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HER Number:MDV34993
Name:Parkham Ash Field System


Strip fields shown at Parkham Ash to Ashmoor Bridge


Grid Reference:SS 365 209
Map Sheet:SS32SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishParkham
Ecclesiastical ParishPARKHAM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Part of medieval strip field system at Parkham Ash

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS32SE/40
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV622.

This field system is shown as part of the ashmoor, parkham, enclosure award (1850) with all field boundaries intact. The map, which accompanies the enclosure map, shows 'lands claiming common rights' .
DRO=parkham, ashmoor, enclosure award (1850)/dro g12 h4.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 28NE (Cartographic). SDV335716.

Ordnance Survey, 1964, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV339898.

Strip fields shown at Parkham Ash to Ashmoor Bridge,

Green, T., 2003, The Archaeology of some North Devon Place-Names (Article in Serial). SDV338607.

Field system at Parkham Ash + Kerswell appears to be an oval enclosure on a low spur which is surrounded by unimproved grassland on OS 25" (1880s) map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335716Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 28NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338607Article in Serial: Green, T.. 2003. The Archaeology of some North Devon Place-Names. North Devon Archaeological Society Newsletter. Unknown.
SDV339898Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV622Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 25 2016 11:08AM