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HER Number:MDV81241
Name:Field Boundaries south-east of Poole Farm, Knowstone


Former field boundaries shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map are visible as cropmarks on modern aerial photograph. One of the boundaries was also recorded as a linear anomaly on a geophysical survey.


Grid Reference:SS 816 211
Map Sheet:SS82SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKnowstone
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKNOWSTONE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Field boundaries shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map to south-east of Poole Farm. The map also shows a footpath partly following the boundaries from the lane at SS81732103 to the farm.

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

Field boundaries extant on Royal Air Force 1946-1949 aerial photograph.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Field boundaries and footpath visible as cropmarks on 1999-2000 aerial photograph.

Sabin, D. + Donaldson, K., 2006, Batsworthy Cross Wind Farm. Geophysical Survey of Proposed Turbine Locations, 10, 15, 17 (Report - Geophysical Survey). SDV349158.

Linear anomaly recorded on geophysical survey in Turbine Area 3 indicating the position of a former field boundary.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107992 ]
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV349158Report - Geophysical Survey: Sabin, D. + Donaldson, K.. 2006. Batsworthy Cross Wind Farm. Geophysical Survey of Proposed Turbine Locations. Archaeological Surveys Report. 153. A4 Unbound + Digital. 10, 15, 17.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5744 - Geophysical Survey of Proposed Wind Turbine Locations

Date Last Edited:Feb 15 2012 11:12AM