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HER Number:MDV75404
Name:Float Meadow and Lower Float Meadow, Buckish Down, Woolfardisworthy

Summary

Nineteenth century fieldnames suggestive of a catchwork system.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 352 235
Map Sheet:SS32SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoolfardisworthy (North Devon)
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWOOLFARDISWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CATCH MEADOW (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 'Float Meadow' and 'Lower Float Meadow' (east and west of NGR at former dividing boundary) on 1839 Tithe Apportionment and 1840 Tithe Map (plot Nos 1878a and 1872a) may indicate a catchwork system, although fields described as arable and pasture in 1839. Other details: 2344.

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 20 2009 2:38PM