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HER Number:MDV62466
Name:FIELD SYSTEM in the Parish of Winkleigh


Blocks of inclosed moorland to the south of Winkleigh village probably represents the former common grazing land associated with the medieval open-field system to the north


Grid Reference:SS 638 070
Map Sheet:SS60NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60NW/34/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1964, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV339898.

Horner, W., 2000, Untitled Source (Un-published). SDV21871.

Blocks of inclosed moorland to the south of Winkleigh village. Probably represent modern inclosure of former common grazing associated with open-field system (see PRN 62465). Block of modern inclosure landscape include Tree Moor, Great Vellow Moor, Northern Moor and Southern Moor probably represents former common grazing. Shute Lane continues across/between these moors as a footpath, becoming Vellow Moor Lane and running to a medieval farmstead at Southcott (see PRN 1119). Approximate extent of system plotted on map overlay.

Humphreys, C., 2005, Land between Shute Lane & Exeter Road, Winkleigh, 2.4 (Report - Assessment). SDV322214.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV21871Un-published: Horner, W.. 2000. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV322214Report - Assessment: Humphreys, C.. 2005. Land between Shute Lane & Exeter Road, Winkleigh. Southwest Archaeology Report. 050720. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.4.
SDV339898Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV62465Part of: Medieval Field System, Shute Lane, Winkleigh (Monument)
MDV62467Related to: Shute Lane, Winkleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1874 - Land between Shute Lane & Exeter Road, Winkleigh

Date Last Edited:Oct 1 2021 12:58PM