MDE20489 - Post-medieval field boundary southwest of Barkham (Monument)

Summary

A low bank was noted on aerial photographs running parallel to the county boundary and possibly forming part of a wide droveway.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A low bank running parallel to the county boundary and possibly forming part of a wide droveway was noted on aerial photographs. [1-3] The feature is shown as a field boundary on the Tithe Map for North Molton. [4] The boundary is not shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, suggesting it had passed out of use by this time. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980 3372 (April 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM/12/056 (May 1977).
  • <3> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7833c.
  • <4> Map: 1841. North Molton Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7828 3365 (810m by 537m)
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17875
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/538

Record last edited

May 3 2020 8:43PM

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