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HER Number:MDV70384
Name:Field Boundary, Bicton Common

Summary

Former field boundary bank runs northeast-southwest.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 041 861
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBicton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBICTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08NW/195

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Unknown date)

Full description

Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, 43, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 148 (Report - Survey). SDV101648.

Former field boundary bank runs northeast-southwest in area of dense gorse, visible on trackway through vegetation. Bank 1.75 metres wide by 0.4 metre max height. Ditch on west side 0.5 metre wide and 0.2 metre deep. Not depicted on Ordnance Survey 1891 1:10560 map (Sheet 93NE) or
Bicton Tithe Map (circa 1844).


Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, Site No. 148 (Archive - Survey). SDV358490.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, Site No. 148 (Report - Survey). SDV359019.


Exeter Archaeology, 2007, East Devon Access Land Archaeological Survey 2007, 47, Site No. H148 (Archive - Survey). SDV351571.

Former field boundary bank runs northeast-southwest in area of dense gorse, visible on trackway through vegetation. Bank 1.75 metres wide by 0.4 metre max height. Ditch on west side 0.5 metre wide and 0.2 metre deep. Not depicted on Ordnance Survey 1891 1:10560 map or Bicton Tithe map.

Lies in area of gorse. Under little threat from foot traffic. Could include in general interpretation regarding former land use/enclosure.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101648Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. A4 Unbound + Digital. 43, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 148. [Mapped feature: #45952 ]
SDV351571Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2007. East Devon Access Land Archaeological Survey 2007. East Devon Access Land Archaeological Survey 2007. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 47, Site No. H148.
SDV358490Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 148.
SDV359019Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. Site No. 148.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 23 2015 2:30PM