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HER Number:MDV60788
Name:Possible Burial Site, Prayer Book Rebellion

Summary

A large number of bones unearthed in a field below Pines Hill in the 1960s. Has been suggested they may be remains of those who died in the Prayer Book Rebellion battle of Clyst Heath.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 954 909
Map Sheet:SX99SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
DistrictExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishHEAVITREE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SE/210

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BURIAL (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1953 - 1969, Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV340358.

Large field to east of Pyne's Hill. Map object based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Tesco Superstore shown.


Fieldsend, D., 27/10/1999, Untitled Source (Correspondence). SDV350835.

Reference to a farmer unearthing dozens of bones in the 1960's in a field below Pines Hill. The source refers to the site being that of the 1549 Prayer Book Rebellion battle of Clyst Heath and that the Tesco superstore now stands on the site. Map object based on this source.


Horner, W., 27/10/1999, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV350836.

Mr Fieldsend's source may be a 1999 publication by G. Holloway on Devon battles.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953 - 1969. Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. National Grid A edition imperial. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • Correspondence: Fieldsend, D.. 27/10/1999. Email.
  • Personal Comment: Horner, W.. 27/10/1999.

Associated Monuments

MDV10109Related to: Battlefield, Clyst Heath and Clyst St Mary (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 15 2015 6:33PM