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HER Number:MDV75373
Name:Medieval Field System, Welcombe

Summary

The reverse-'J' shape of the hedgelines on 19th century map is suggestive of medieval plough strips.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 231 184
Map Sheet:SS21NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWelcombe
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWELCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

The reverse-'J' shape of the hedgelines on Ordnance Survey 1885 map is suggestive of enclosure from medieval plough strips. Other details: 1774.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 12 2009 2:09PM