MDE13261 - Post-medieval agricultural feature on Darlick Moors (Monument)

Summary

A partially walled platform surrounded by a revetted earthern bank, is probably of post-medieval date with an agricultural function.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A structure is marked on historic mapping on the Darlick Moors. [1,2] A partially walled platform surrounded by a revetted earthern bank. The sub-circular platform measures 3.5 metres by 11.5 metres with a return. The structure appears to have been open-fronted. The monument is believed to be of a post medieval date, with an agricultural function. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: 1841. North Molton Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. Devon 15(3).
  • <3> Unpublished document: Chapman, H.P.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 16 January 1995.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1053783, Extant 6 October 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7716 3337 (13m by 16m) Estimated from sources
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 60641
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/581
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE38
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1053783

Record last edited

Oct 6 2021 2:28PM

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