MDE9010 - Post-medieval building within field system on Holdstone Down (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a building, apparently of post-medieval date, are visible as revetted banks.

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Full Description

The remains of a small sub-rectangular building are centred at SS 6134 4779. It lies adjacent to a field boundary which forms its southeastern side. The building measures 4.2 metres by 3.4 metres. It is defined by revetted banks 2 metres wide and 1.8 metres high at best, with an entrance 1.2 metres wide at its northern corner. The building appears to be contemporary with the construction of the field boundary on its southeast side. Surveyed at 1:2500 scale. [1-3] The building is shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps, with a path leading to it from the northwest. [4,5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 8 July 1993.
  • <2> Collection: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Exmoor Project.
  • <3> Survey: Holdstone Down/ink survey . 1:2500. General: Permatrace. Pen and Ink.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6134 4778 (7m by 7m)
Map sheet SS64NW
Civil Parish COMBE MARTIN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 60614
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/100
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21680
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NW41
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 873026

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:07PM

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