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HER Number:MDV42819
Name:Cold Spring

Summary

Site of a well shown on 19th century map which may be the 'Cold Spring' mentioned in the 10th century charter

Location

Grid Reference:SS 839 011
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSandford
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSANDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Former Deer Park, created at Creedy Manor in the C17th/C18th, with surviving stone deerpark walls along south and eastern boundaries.
  • SHINE: Former Deer Park, created at Creedy Manor in the C17th/C18th, with surviving stone deerpark walls along south and eastern boundaries.

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80SW/230
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WELL (VIII to XXI - 701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Well' shown on 19th century map with a stream running north into a pond at SS83920122..


Hooke, D., 1990, Studies on Devon Charter Boundaries, 209 (Article in Serial). SDV140514.

Hooke gives this location as the site of the 'Cold Spring' referred to as a boundary marker in the Sandford Charter of AD 997.


Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J., 1993, Archaeological assessment of SWW Crediton area water supply: Stage II, 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV337624.

Spring still exists, feeding a small lake downslope to north.


Gillard, M., 2005, Site at Red Cross Hill, Crediton: results of an archaeological evaluation excavation (Report - Evaluation). SDV337625.

Other details: Appendix 2.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140514Article in Serial: Hooke, D.. 1990. Studies on Devon Charter Boundaries. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 122. A5 Paperback. 209.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337624Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J.. 1993. Archaeological assessment of SWW Crediton area water supply: Stage II. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.79. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
SDV337625Report - Evaluation: Gillard, M.. 2005. Site at Red Cross Hill, Crediton: results of an archaeological evaluation excavation. Southwest Archaeology Report. 051125. A4 stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4145 - Red Cross Hill, Crediton

Date Last Edited:Sep 7 2017 3:27PM