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HER Number:MDV54075
Name:Hollow Way

Summary

Vis=4-8/8/1994 (emafu) level of subsoil within site adjacent to town farmhouse was higher than external road level. This suggests that the main road into lydford had developed as a hollow way prior to its surfacing with tarmac (stead + matthews).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 511 849
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/197/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOLLOW WAY (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Stead, P. M. + Matthews, A. J., 1994, Town Farm, Lydford (Worksheet). SDV233275.

Site visited between 4th to 8th August 1994. Level of subsoil within site adjacent to Town Farm house was higher than external road level. This suggests that the main road into Lydford had developed as a hollow way prior to its surfacing with tarmac.


Exeter Archaeology, 2008, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford, 10 (Report - Assessment). SDV351460.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV233275Worksheet: Stead, P. M. + Matthews, A. J.. 1994. Town Farm, Lydford.
SDV351460Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford. Exeter Archaeology. 08.31 (6475). A4 Grip Bound. 10.

Associated Monuments

MDV14312Related to: Lydford Castle (Monument)
MDV21796Related to: Medieval Borough of Lydford (Monument)
MDV14321Related to: Saxon Burh at Lydford (Monument)
MDV14323Related to: Saxon Settlement at Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6171 - Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford (Ref: 08.31)

Date Last Edited:Aug 2 2013 12:14PM