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HER Number:MDV107323
Name:Submerged Forest Near Salcombe


A submerged forest containing hazel leaves and nuts is located in two coves at the haven mouth between Bolt Head and Salcombe.


Grid Reference:SX 730 370
Map Sheet:SX73NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSalcombe
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMALBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SUBMARINE FOREST (Unknown date)

Full description

English Heritage, 2013, Intertidal and Coastal Peat Database: Devon, Record ID 647 (Website). SDV350876.

Record ID 647. Year; 1850. In two coves at the haven mouth between Bolt Head and Salcombe. Deposit location; c SX 730 370. Submerged forest containing perfect hazel leaves and nuts. Deposit under sand. Deposit at a depth of 2-3 feet [0.61 to 0.91 m]. No dates available.

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 647. [Mapped feature: #2091 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 25 2014 11:04AM