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HER Number:MDV65446
Name:Small pit west of the Union Inn

Summary

An archaeological evaluation of a vacant plot at numbers 12 - 16 Ford Street to the west of the 'Union Inn', revealed a small pit dated to the late 17th and mid-18th century. Finds from the pit included sherds of pottery and a clay pipe stem.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 753 861
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NE/347

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIT (XVI to XVIII - 1600 AD to 1770 AD (Between))

Full description

Freeman, J. P., 1999, Archaeological Evaluation at Ford Street, Moretonhampstead (Report - Evaluation). SDV298410.

An evaluation by Exeter Archaeology in 1999 of a vacant plot at numbers 12 - 16 Ford Street to the west of the 'Union Inn', Moretonhampstead revealed a small pit dated by finds to the late 17th century and mid 18th century. The finds included sherds of south Somerset and north Devon ware and a clay pipe stem. The foundations of a wall of irregular granite blocks on an east - west alignment were also exposed. A modern concrete floor abutted the wall to the north.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV298410Report - Evaluation: Freeman, J. P.. 1999. Archaeological Evaluation at Ford Street, Moretonhampstead. Exeter Archaeology Report. 99.52. A4 stapled + Digital. [Mapped feature: #42334 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV40256Related to: 26 Ford Street, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV113431Related to: Union Inn, Ford Street, Moretonhampstead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7371 - Evaluation at Ford Street, Moretonhampstead (Ref: 99.52)

Date Last Edited:Sep 22 2017 12:49PM