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HER Number:MDV108619
Name:Mound, Possible Military Feature, at Grantlands

Summary

A small mound, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946 and 1947, may have been associated with the Second World War complex to the east, or to the parkland landscape around Grantlands. The mound is not visible on later available aerial photographs and may have been levelled.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 064 124
Map Sheet:ST01SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUffculme
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUFFCULME

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and ruins of World War II Military site in former parkland and Mill pond and weir/ mill leat to C18th Coldharbour Mill and section of Culm Valley Light Railway
  • SHINE: Earthworks and ruins of World War II Military site in former parkland and Mill pond and weir/ mill leat to C18th Coldharbour Mill and section of Culm Valley Light Railway

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MOUND (Unknown date)
  • MILITARY SITE? (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3322-3323 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

An oval mound with slight central depression is visible.


Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/1974, RAF/CPE/UK/1974 FP 3286-3287 11-APR-1947 (Aerial Photograph). SDV356127.

An oval mound is visible.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2014-2015, East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV356883.

A small mound, circa 5 by 6 metres in extent with a small central depression, is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946 and 1947. It is possible that this feature was connected with the Second World War military complex to the east (MDV107878), or to the parkland landscape around Grantlands. The mound is not visible on later available aerial photographs and may have been levelled.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV354994Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1823. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3322-3323 04-NOV-1946.
SDV356127Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1974. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1974 FP 3286-3287 11-APR-1947. [Mapped feature: #67973 ]
SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6530 - The East and Mid-Devon Rivers Catchment NMP project (Ref: ACD613)

Date Last Edited:Sep 8 2017 10:53AM