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HER Number:MDV73707
Name:Burgage Plots, Fore Street

Summary

Medieval burgage plots on the west side of Fore Street,suggestd by plot boundaries on late 19th century Ordnance Survey map.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 019 072
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BURGAGE PLOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Long narrow strips preserved in property boundaries on west side of Fore Street.


West, A., 2006, Archaeological Evaluation at Bakers Mews, Fore Street, Cullompton (Report - Evaluation). SDV338539.

The site is one of a number of medieval burgage plots alongside Fore Street. The evaluation, consisting of the machine excavation of three trenches, each five metres long, found that the site had been cleared and levelled in the 19th century, leaving no evidence of earlier activity.


West, A., 2006, Archaeological Evaluation at Bakers Mews, Fore Street, Cullompton (Report - Evaluation). SDV338539.

The site is one of a number of medieval burgage plots alongside Fore Street. The evaluation, consisting of the machine excavation of three trenches, each five metres long, found that the site had been cleared and levelled in the 19th century, leaving no evidence of earlier activity.


Context One Archaeological Services, 2010, Land off Shortlands Lane, Cullompton, Devon: An Archaeological Field Evaluation, 5; figure 1 (Report - Evaluation). SDV347131.

During an archaeological evaluation on land off Shortlands Lane, six evaluation trenches were excavated, but no evidence of activity pre-dating the post-medieval period was revealed.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338539Report - Evaluation: West, A.. 2006. Archaeological Evaluation at Bakers Mews, Fore Street, Cullompton. Exeter Archaeology Report. Project 5647. A4 stapled + Digital.
SDV347131Report - Evaluation: Context One Archaeological Services. 2010. Land off Shortlands Lane, Cullompton, Devon: An Archaeological Field Evaluation. Context One Archaeological Services Report. A4 stapled + Digital. 5; figure 1.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV21786Related to: Cullompton Borough (Monument)
MDV71719Related to: Cullompton Saxon Settlement (Monument)
MDV54301Related to: Minster Church and College, Cullompton (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV905 - SHERD (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD)
  • FDV906 - SHERD (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV4229 - Bakers Mews, Fore Street, Cullompton
  • EDV4998 - Archaeological Evaluation of Land off Shortlands Lane, Cullompton
  • EDV6943 - Desk Based Appraisal and Excavation of Land off Shortlands Lane, Cullompton

Date Last Edited:Sep 27 2018 10:04AM