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HER Number:MDV71010
Name:Post-Medieval Walls, 17 South Street, Totnes


Post-medieval walls exposed at 17 South Street, Totnes.


Grid Reference:SX 800 603
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Dyer, M. J. + Allan, J., 2004, An Excavation on the Defences of the Anglo-Saxon Burh and Medieval Town of Totnes, 72 (Article in Serial). SDV322415.

Appendix 2.

Dyer, M. J. + Passmore, A. J., 2004, Archaeological Recording at 17 South Street, Totnes, 3-4 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV319390.

Archaeological recording undertaken during development at 17 South Street in 2004 exposed an east to west aligned wall of local stone bonded with red clay was exposed for 8.73 metres. This wall cut into the fill of the medieval town boundary ditch. A stone built wall bonded with yellow clay to the northeast represented the north wall of the building that formerly occupied the site. An exposed rectangular culvert was built of local stone with slate capping. Figure 2.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319390Report - Watching Brief: Dyer, M. J. + Passmore, A. J.. 2004. Archaeological Recording at 17 South Street, Totnes. Exeter Archaeology Report. 04.41. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3-4.
SDV322415Article in Serial: Dyer, M. J. + Allan, J.. 2004. An Excavation on the Defences of the Anglo-Saxon Burh and Medieval Town of Totnes. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 62. Paperback Volume. 72.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #99575 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV71012Related to: Cobbled Surface, 17 South Street, Totnes (Monument)
MDV71009Related to: Medieval Ditch, 17 South Street, Totnes (Monument)
MDV71011Related to: Post-Medieval Well, 17 South Street, Totnes (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV50 - SHERD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV56 - Dyer, M. J. + Passmore, A. J.

Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2013 4:55PM