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ID:SDV355676
Title:Land at Coombe Farm, Iddesleigh, Devon
Originator:Wapshott, E. + Morris, B.
Date:09/04/2013
Summary:Results of a desk-based assessment, walkover survey and visual impact assessment at Coombe Farm prior to the erection of a single, small wind turbine. The site lies within an area of land probably enclosed in the later medieval period. The farm itself appears, on the basis of cartographic evidence, to have been established between 1827 and 1843. The antiquity of the field boundaries and character of the field names suggest earlier origins, however. It is possible that there may be a deserted medieval site in the vicinity. There are a relatively large number of listed buildings in the vicinity. Most of these relate to farmhouses and associated structures which are not generally considered as sensitive to the visual intrusion of a turbine. However, given that the local fieldscape appears to derive from late medieval enclosures the significance of the setting to both elements is enhanced. On this basis the impact is assessed as negative/minor to negative/moderate.

Associated Monuments (18)

MDV37872Barn north of Mons Hall Farm House (Building)
MDV14410Chuch of St. Michael, Meeth (Building)
MDV252Church of St. James, Iddesleigh (Building)
MDV98686COOMBE COTTAGE (Building)
MDV316Dolton, St. Edmund's Parish Church (Building)
MDV11970Dowland Barton (Building)
MDV98606EASTPARK FARMHOUSE (Building)
MDV98687FURSDON FARMHOUSE (Building)
MDV37879Hawkdown Farmhouse, Dowland (Building)
MDV98679HENACROFT FARMHOUSE (Building)
MDV37873Mons Hall Farm House (Building)
MDV34739North Hall, Iddesleigh (Building)
MDV29002Pewson Barton Farmhouse, Dowland (Building)
MDV122133Pixton Farm, Iddesleigh (Monument)
MDV34736Pixton Farmhouse, Iddesleigh (Building)
MDV321St. Peter's Parish Church, Dowland (Building)
MDV37878Staple Farm House, Dowland (Building)
MDV1122Winkleigh, All Saints (Building)