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HER Number:MDV70557
Name:Former Field Boundary, The Barton, North Tawton

Summary

Site of a former field boundary shown on 19th century map to the north of The Barton in North Tawton.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 660 007
Map Sheet:SS60SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60SE/26/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 10384.03

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site of a former field bounday shown on 19th century map running northwest to southeast to the north of The Barton.


Griffith, F. M., 1984, DAP/AF, 2,3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV237333.

Linear feature visible to the northwest of the main Roman marching camp at North Tawton on aerial photograph.


Whiteaway, T., 2003, Archaeological Evaluation of Proposed Site of Lorry Park and Storm Water Storage Pond at the Barton, North Tawton, 4 (Report - Evaluation). SDV265762.

Re-examination of the cartographic evidence by Exeter Archaeology in 2003 allowed a reinterpretation of the cropmark evidence for the linear feature suggesting it may be a former field boundary. Other details: Fig 4.


Department of Environment, 2003, Roman Forts, Marching Camps and Associated Monuments (Schedule Document). SDV343864.


GSB Prospection, 2006, Roman Marching Camp, North Tawton (Report - Geophysical Survey). SDV338954.

Part of the southern section of the field boundary is shown on the geophysical survey undertaken in 2006.


English Heritage, 2009, Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South West, 119 (Report - non-specific). SDV342694.

Generally satisfactory but with significant localised problems. Principal vulnerability arable ploughing.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV237333Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1984. DAP/AF. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2,3.
SDV265762Report - Evaluation: Whiteaway, T.. 2003. Archaeological Evaluation of Proposed Site of Lorry Park and Storm Water Storage Pond at the Barton, North Tawton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.60. A4 stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #99416 ]
SDV338954Report - Geophysical Survey: GSB Prospection. 2006. Roman Marching Camp, North Tawton. GSB Prospection Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV342694Report - non-specific: English Heritage. 2009. Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South West. English Heritage Report. A4 Bound +Digital. 119.
SDV343864Schedule Document: Department of Environment. 2003. Roman Forts, Marching Camps and Associated Monuments. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments

MDV70558Related to: Possible field boundary to north of The Barton, North Tawton (Monument)
MDV4525Related to: Roman Marching Camp north of The Barton, North Tawton I (Monument)
MDV70556Related to: Roman Marching Camp North of The Barton, North Tawton II (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV377 - Archaeological evaluation of proposed site of lorry park & storm water storage pond at The Barton, North Tawton
  • EDV4269 - Geophysical Survey at The Barton, North Tawton

Date Last Edited:Oct 30 2013 11:30AM