MDE20640 - Possible medieval field boundaries west of East Challacombe Lane (Monument)

Summary

Remains of three former field boundaries, which may be remnants of a medieval strip field system.

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Full Description

Remains of three former field boundaries which may be remnants of a medieval strip field system to the west of East Challacombe Lane and shown on the 1843 Combe Martin Tithe Map. The broad low banks at SS 5901 4744 and SS 5904 4748 are 1.5 to 2 metres wide by 0.3 metres high and the large scarp at SS 5903 4751 running 70 metres from east to west is 1.5 to 2.5 metres wide by 1 to 1.5 metres high. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Berry, N.. 2002. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of West Challacombe Farm, Combe Martin, Devon. National Trust SMR Numbers 100932, 100933 and 100935.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 5895 4741 (241m by 168m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS54NE
Civil Parish COMBE MARTIN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 65811
  • Devon SMR: SS54NE/189
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA148463
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA148464
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA148465

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:03PM

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