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HER Number:MDV108277
Name:Lines of Pits or Postholes at Woodbury Castle


Parallel rows of pits or postholes recorded as small roughly circular anomalies on the eastern side of the hillfort during a gradiometer survey.


Grid Reference:SY 033 873
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoodbury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWOODBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIT (Unknown date)
  • POST HOLE (Unknown date)

Full description

Caldwell, L., 2009, Woodbury Castle, Gradiometer Survey (Report - Geophysical Survey). SDV347883.

Gradiometer survey undertaken as part of a programme of research and restoration of the site. Parallel rows of roughly circular anomalies (L) were recorded on the eastern side of the survey area, their size in the range for possible pits or postholes.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV347883Report - Geophysical Survey: Caldwell, L.. 2009. Woodbury Castle, Gradiometer Survey. GeoFlo Report. GF1005. A4 Bound + Digital. [Mapped feature: #67657 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV10500Part of: Woodbury Castle (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5338 - Gradiometer Survey at Woodbury Castle

Date Last Edited:Oct 30 2014 1:23PM