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HER Number:MDV105105
Name:Linear Structure in the Inter-tidal Zone at Corbyn's Head

Summary

A linear structure, approximately 125 metres in length, is visible on aerial photographs between 1946 and 2012 in the inter-tidal zone near Corbyn's Head. Its date and function are not apparent from the photographs.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 909 632
Map Sheet:SX96SW
Admin AreaTorbay
Civil ParishTorbay
Ecclesiastical ParishCOCKINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STRUCTURE (Unknown date)

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223, RAF/3G/TUD/UK223 5192-5193 12-JUL-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352279.

A linear structure is visible.


Channel Coast Observatory, 2001-2012, Channel Coast Observatory Aerial Photography, Channel Coastal Observatory SX9063_20120918ortho.ecw 18-SEP-2012 (Aerial Photograph). SDV351226.

A linear structure is visible is several segments.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2013-2014, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV351146.

A linear structure, approximately 125 metres in length, is visible on aerial photographs between 1946 and 2012. Its date and function are not apparent from the photographs and a site visit is recommended to ascertain the materials and likely date of this feature.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351146Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2013-2014. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV351226Aerial Photograph: Channel Coast Observatory. 2001-2012. Channel Coast Observatory Aerial Photography. Channel Coast Observatory. Digital. Channel Coastal Observatory SX9063_20120918ortho.ecw 18-SEP-2012. [Mapped feature: #64567 ]
SDV352279Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/3G/TUD/UK223 5192-5193 12-JUL-1946.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6127 - Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey National Mapping Programme (NMP) for South-West England - South Coast Devon (Ref: ACD618)

Date Last Edited:Dec 3 2013 4:00PM