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HER Number:MDV66670
Name:Water Meadow south of Ashplat Copse


Site of a possible water meadow shown on 19th century map to the south of Ashplat Copse


Grid Reference:SX 858 518
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/380

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER MEADOW (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Collings, A. G., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Dartmouth Sewage Treatment Scheme, 9 (Report - Assessment). SDV336229.

Fields described as 'Water Meadows' on the 1840 Townstal Tithe Map Apportionment. Some irrigation channels are visible on a 1946 aerial photograph but the area is now overgrown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336229Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Dartmouth Sewage Treatment Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.72. A4 Stapled + Digital. 9.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2009 11:16AM