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HER Number:MDV49371
Name:Fishponds at Ford Farm


Local legend says ponds to the west of Ford House were fishponds


Grid Reference:ST 240 030
Map Sheet:ST20SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStockland
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOCKLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20SW/235

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FISHPOND (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2100 AD (Between))

Full description

Pearce, N., Ford House and Farm (Worksheet). SDV338224.

Could be fishpond belonging to manor house or monastery, traditionally believed to have been located in the area of Ford Farm.

Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit, 1992 - 1993, Blackdown Hills Survey Archive (Archive - Survey). SDV324187.

Ponds to the west of Ford House were said to be fishponds in local legend.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324187Archive - Survey: Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit. 1992 - 1993. Blackdown Hills Survey Archive. Blackdown Hills Survey Archive. A4 Unbound.
SDV338224Worksheet: Pearce, N.. Ford House and Farm. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV22064Related to: Ford House, Stockland (Building)
MDV48473Related to: Mental Institution at Ford House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 20 2007 9:09AM