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HER Number:MDV81157
Name:Medieval Field System east of Hardisworthy, 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 232 204
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. 1784 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

The reverse-J shape of the hedgelines of field on the 1885 25 inch Ordnance Survey map is suggestive of 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. 1784.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107920 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 9 2012 1:06PM