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HER Number:MDV78229
Name:Remains of Farmhouse South of Halfway Wall, Lundy


The foundations of a rectangular building thought to be the remains of a medieval farmhouse are visible beneath the bracken.


Grid Reference:SS 134 458
Map Sheet:SS14NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLundy
Ecclesiastical ParishLUNDY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old SAM Ref: 30358

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Cambridge University, 1974, CUC/RC8, AR255-6 (Aerial Photograph). SDV342259.

Griffith, F. M., 1974 - 1983, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV344958.

A group of rectangular buildings or one rectangular building with yards/annexes is visible on a Cambridge aerial photograph. It may be associated with the large oval enclosure.

National Trust, 1989, Lundy, Devon. Vol. One, 58 (Report - Survey). SDV1275.

Foundations of rectangular building visible beneath the bracken. A farmstead perhaps associated with the ?medieval ridge and furrow but no dating evidence available. Other details: 101,081.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1998, Medieval Settlement immediately south of Halfway Wall, Lundy (Schedule Document). SDV339357.

The monument includes an enclosed area of moorland to the south of Halfway Wall which contains the remains of a medieval farmhouse, additional structures and associated enclosures. The remains of the farmhouse are on the east side of the enclosed area and represent a roughly rectangular building of medieval date measuring 15 metres by 8 metres internally with a possible annexe on the south side and a semicircular enclosure attached to the north-west wall 9 metres long and 5 metres wide internally.

National Trust, 2002, The Archaeology and Landscape of Lundy: A Field Guide (Monograph). SDV7235.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1275Report - Survey: National Trust. 1989. Lundy, Devon. Vol. One. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 1. A4 Stapled + Digital. 58. [Mapped feature: #48654 ]
SDV339357Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1998. Medieval Settlement immediately south of Halfway Wall, Lundy. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV342259Aerial Photograph: Cambridge University. 1974. CUC/RC8. Cambridge University Collection of Aerial Photographs. Unknown. AR255-6.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV344958Personal Comment: Griffith, F. M.. 1974 - 1983. Not Applicable.
SDV7235Monograph: National Trust. 2002. The Archaeology and Landscape of Lundy: A Field Guide. The Archaeology and Landscape of Lundy: A Field Guide. A5 Paperback.

Associated Monuments

MDV20642Related to: Settlement South of Halfway Wall, Lundy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 27 2010 3:48PM