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HER Number:MDV81163
Name:Dovecote at Milford, Hartland

Summary

Two adjoining fields called Culver Park recorded on the 1842 Tithe Map and Apportionment. The names suggest the former presence of a dovecote in the vicinity.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 234 225
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional Farm Buildings at Milford Farm and field boundaries/ relict earthworks and cropmarks of a strip field system to south and east of Milford Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DOVECOTE (Unknown date)

Full description

Field, J., 1972, Untitled Source (Monograph). SDV341952.

Land on which doves abounded or on which there wasa dovehouse..


1991, Untitled Source, 387 (Monograph). SDV349114.

Culver is an archaic or poetic name for a pigeon or dove.


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. 1792 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Two adjoining fields called Culver Park on the 1842 Tithe Map and Apportionment. The name is suggestive of the former presence of Milford's manorial dovecote.

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. 1792. [Mapped feature: #49049 ]
SDV341952Monograph: Field, J.. 1972. English Field Names. A5 Hardback.
SDV349114Monograph: 1991. Collins English Dictionary. Hardback Volume. 387.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2018 2:15PM