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HER Number:MDV7444
Name:Possible site of Dovecote at Jordan Manor, Widecombe

Summary

137 metres from Jordan manor house is a small circular hollow, overgrown, resembling a tiny hut circle, which may be the foundation of a dovecote.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 700 749
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/24/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DOVECOTE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

TITHE MAP, 1843, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV309721.

Cholly meadow, field no 984, meadow.


French, H., 1963, Field Names in Widecombe in the Moor, 164 (Article in Serial). SDV340274.

Cholly Moor, Near Jordan Manor. Mr. Somers-Cocks has found Cholly to derive from culver. In the lower end of the field, about 137metres from the manor house, is a small circular hollow, overgrown, resembling a tiny hut circle, which may be the foundation of a dovecote.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, 379 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Site thought to be located somewhere in one of the fields highlighted.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV309721Cartographic: TITHE MAP. 1843. Unknown. Map (Paper).
SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound. 379.
SDV340274Article in Serial: French, H.. 1963. Field Names in Widecombe in the Moor. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 95. A5 Hardback. 164.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #101700 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 20 2016 11:27AM