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HER Number:MDV107316
Name:Woodland Remains at Blackpool Beach


Remains of woodland in the intertidal zone.


Grid Reference:SX 855 478
Map Sheet:SX84NE
Admin AreaDevon
Ecclesiastical ParishOFFSHORE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SUBMARINE FOREST (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Bronze Age - 698000 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

English Heritage, 2013, Intertidal and Coastal Peat Database: Devon, Record ID 444, ID 308, Laboratory code SRR-318. (Website). SDV350876.

Record ID 444. Year; 1979. Deposit description- remains of woodland in intertidal zone. Deposit located at SX 855 478. Deposit stratigraphy. Depth of deposit- between +1 to -1 m OD. Collected 1974 and submitted by H. Osmaston, University of Bristol.

ID 308, Laboratory code SRR-318. Sample location SX 855 478 Depth of sample- Between +1 to -1 m OD. Wood of in situ tree stump. Dated sample description- Isolated cellulose fraction. Uncalibrated date 2540 ± 70, calibrated date -26.1. Tree stump embedded in clay and overlain by marine gravels.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350876Website: English Heritage. 2013. Intertidal and Coastal Peat Database: Devon. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/professional/research/heritage-science/environmental-archaeology/Environmental-Studies-Resources/intertidal-peat-database/. Website. Record ID 444, ID 308, Laboratory code SRR-318.. [Mapped feature: #2084 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV60841Related to: Blackpool Sands Submerged Forest (Monument)
MDV60842Related to: Blackpool Sands Submerged Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 16 2022 10:26AM