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HER Number:MDV41858
Name:Enclosure at Goldenpark, Hartland

Summary

Goldenpark was recorded as Middell Butterbury in 1566. The latter contains the place name element 'bury' from the old English 'burh' meaning enclosure. This may hint at an enclosed settlement of the post-roman 'round' type although there is no evidence on the ground.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 232 201
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22SW/44

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Roman to VII - 43 AD to 700 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV533.

Goldenpark, otherwise butterbury. Butterbury contains the place name element "bury" = oe "burh" = "enclosure". May hint at an enclosed settlement of the post-roman "round" type although there is no evidence on the ground.(pearce).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5575.

Pearce, s. M. /archaeol j/142(1985)266.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 77 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Goldenpark is Middell Butterbury or Golden Parke in 1566. The latter name may refer to a field bright with yellow flowers.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 149 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Goldenpark, otherwise Butterbury. Butterbury contains the place name element "bury" = oe "burh" = "enclosure". May hint at an enclosed settlement of the post-Roman "round" type although there is no evidence on the ground.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback. 77.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 149.
SDV533Migrated Record:
SDV5575Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV62816Related to: Goldenpark Farm, Hartland (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2015 11:44AM