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HER Number:MDV62944
Name:Strip Fields south of Broadway Road, Kingsteignton

Summary

A field system derived from strip fields of medieval date was depicted on 19th century maps, to the south of Kingsteignton village. Some strip field boundaries survive as property boundaries but several have been effaced by 20th century housing development.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 866 731
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/437

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Group of strip fields shown on the Tithe Map for Kingsteignton , south of Broadway Road.


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

Group of strip fields shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map on south side of Broadway Road, east of Broadway Cottages.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/106G/UK/1412, RAF/106G/UK/1412 RP 3001-3002 13-APR-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352504.

The strip fields remain visible as extant boundaries.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Several curving boundaries of the former field system are still apparent within the field and housing boundaries shown on modern mapping.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2018-2019, The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley (Interpretation). SDV361305.

A field system derived from strip fields of medieval date was depicted on 19th century maps, extending over an area of approximately 4ha to the south of Kingsteignton village. Although some strip field boundaries may survive as property boundaries, several have been removed by 20th century leisure and housing development. The strip field boundaries have not been transcribed as part of the survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #97168 ]
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV352504Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/106G/UK/1412. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/106G/UK/1412 RP 3001-3002 13-APR-1946.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV361305Interpretation: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2018-2019. The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley. Historic England Research Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site
  • EDV7515 - The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping (formerly NMP) Survey (Ref: ACD1748)

Date Last Edited:Feb 21 2019 6:29PM