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HER Number:MDV55331
Name:Field boundaries north of Moorside Cottage, West Buckfastleigh

Summary

Area north of Moorside Cottage has faint remains of old field boundaries that survived until the later 20th century, when the current field divisions were introduced. Depicted on the Tithe Map.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 692 675
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST BUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Faint remains of post medieval or earlier field boundary in land north of Moorside Cottage, West Buckfastleigh
  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a leat on Buckfastleigh Moor as well as post medieval or earlier field boundary in land north of Moorside Cottage

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/296
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

The Tithe Map shows this area if divided into six main fields, numbers 70-71, 102-4 and 133. Labelled as 'Scea Farm'.


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

The late 19th century historic map matches the Tithe Map depiction of the fields.


McCrone, P., 1996, Update to the Sites and Monuments Record (Correspondence). SDV174473.

East-west boundary, visible from SX6916 6755 to SX6896 6755. Has slight lynchetting. Possibly result of modern ploughing.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

The old field boundaries have been removed by this aerial photograph (though shown on the 1969 Ordnance Survey historic map); modern field system has replaced the older boundaries, although they are faintly visible in places.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV174473Correspondence: McCrone, P.. 1996. Update to the Sites and Monuments Record. Letter. Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped features: #95211 ; #95212 ]
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV55332Related to: Building south of Scae Wood, West Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV120954Related to: Lynchets west of Lakemoor, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2018 10:02AM