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HER Number:MDV81153
Name:Medieval Field System east of Milford Common, Hartland

Summary

Curving boundaries of medieval field system preserved in the line of modern field boundaries visible on 19th century and modern mapping.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 227 225
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

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, Survey No. 1762 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

The reverse J shape of the hedgelines shown on the Tithe Map is suggestive of an enclosure from medieval plough strips.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Curving boundaries of medieval field system visible on modern mapping, preserved in modern field boundaries.

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. Survey No. 1762.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107917 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV102210Related to: Former field boundary to the north-west of East Milford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2014 11:36AM