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HER Number:MDV80908
Name:Curvilinear Enclosure, Mildon

Summary

Curvilinear enclosure, East Mildon. Visible on Ordnance Survey 1880s-1890s First Edition 25 inch map.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 883 225
Map Sheet:SS82SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOakford
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOAKFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CURVILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Not applicable))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Named East Mildon, enclosure visible. Mainly laid to orchard.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Named East Mildon, enclosure visible. Mainly laid to orchard.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Many trees within enclosure, not in uniform fashion as you would expect of a large orchard.


Green, T., 2000, Early Enclosures in a Landscape of Dispersed Settlement: An Examination of Patterns Detected in the Field Boundaries of North Devon and West Somerset, 58 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV347809.

In many cases, the name is convincingly descriptive of the topography. 'Mildon' is recorded in 1242 as Middledon and lies on the southern flank of a long 'down'. Map object based on this Source.


Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

Trees are very sparse.


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

Named East Mildon, enclosure is visible. Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV347809Post-Graduate Thesis: Green, T.. 2000. Early Enclosures in a Landscape of Dispersed Settlement: An Examination of Patterns Detected in the Field Boundaries of North Devon and West Somerset. University of Exeter. A4 Stapled + Digital. 58.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 4 2018 9:36AM