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HER Number:MDV51926
Name:Former Track and Field Boundary, Land at Creedy Bridge,

Summary

Possible hollow way and former field boundary visible as an earthwork to the north of the road.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 845 011
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSandford
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSANDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80SW/242

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Former field boundary shown on 19th century map running southwest to northeast to the north of the raod.


Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J., 1993, Archaeological assessment of SWW Crediton area water supply: Stage II, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV337624.

Possible hollow way visible within pasture field running alongside line of former hedgebank & drain. Proposed SWW pipeline may cut it in vicinity of Test Pit 16, which contained pot sherds within made-up ground near surface.


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

Other details: Appendix 2.


Smalley, R., 2015, Land at Creedy Bridge, Crediton (Report - Assessment). SDV359822.

The assessment considers land, approximately 31 hectares in extent, at Creedy Bridge, Crediton, Devon (also referred to as the study site) which is being considered for residential development.

The HER records a possible hollow way and former field boundary which may date to the Saxon period, in the eastern part of the study site. It is noted however, that this feature has not been verified through archaeological investigation.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 4.
SDV337625Report - Evaluation: Gillard, M.. 2005. Site at Red Cross Hill, Crediton: results of an archaeological evaluation excavation. Southwest Archaeology Report. 051125. A4 stapled + Digital.
SDV359822Report - Assessment: Smalley, R.. 2015. Land at Creedy Bridge, Crediton. CgMs Consulting. RAJS/20085. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4145 - Red Cross Hill, Crediton
  • EDV7104 - Desk Based Assessment, Land at Creedy Bridge, Crediton (Ref: RAJS/20085)

Date Last Edited:Apr 27 2017 9:55AM