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HER Number:MDV71234
Name:Medieval strip field system in the Parish of Sampford Peverell


Remains of medieval strip field system around Sampford Peverell, can be seen on historic mapping.


Grid Reference:ST 031 142
Map Sheet:ST01SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHalberton
Civil ParishSampford Peverell
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHALBERTON
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD PEVERELL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

The remains of medieval strip fields are shown on OS 25" (1880s) map to the west of Sampford Peverell & to the southeast at around NGR ST035-142-.

Tucker, T. J. F., 2005, Letter to N Gillam-Smith (Correspondence). SDV321287.

Old maps clearly show signs of medieval strip farming around Sampford Peverell village.

Turner, S.C., 2005 - 2006, Devon Historic Landscape Characterisation Mapping (Cartographic). SDV349122.

Edwards, M. + Trick, S., 2019, Land at Higher Town, Sampford Peverell (Report - Survey). SDV363319.

This reports presents the results of a magnetometer survey on land at Higher Town, Sampford Peverell. The survey was commissioned by AC Archaeology on behalf of clients.
Groups 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, and 11 are likely to be boundaries of strip fields depicted on the Ordnance Survey 2nd edition map of 1904.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321287Correspondence: Tucker, T. J. F.. 2005. Letter to N Gillam-Smith.
SDV349122Cartographic: Turner, S.C.. 2005 - 2006. Devon Historic Landscape Characterisation Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #122816 ]
SDV363319Report - Survey: Edwards, M. + Trick, S.. 2019. Land at Higher Town, Sampford Peverell. Substrata. 1909SAM-R-1-2. Digital.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8193 - Magnetomer Survey on Land at Higher Town, Sampford Peverell (Ref: 1909SAM-R-1-2)

Date Last Edited:Jan 19 2022 2:13PM