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HER Number:MDV75378
Name:Higher and Lower Clamland, Upcott, Welcombe

Summary

Nineteenth century field names suggestive of a bridge, or clay soil.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 247 177
Map Sheet:SS21NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWelcombe
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWELCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BRIDGE (Unknown date)

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.

Fields called 'Higher Clamland' and 'Lower Clamland' (SS24801776 and SS24771763) on 1841 Tithe Apportionment and 1842 Tithe Map (plot Nos 524 and 545), the latter being within the field system 75376. 'Clam' element suggests bridge, but no watercourse shown; could refer to clay soil. Other details: 2001.

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:Apr 10 2015 10:56AM