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HER Number:MDV108755
Name:Possible Road West of Beare Farm

Summary

A possible former route, road or track of medieval to 19th century date was visible as a slight earthwork hollow way and cropmark to the west of Beare Farm, on aerial photographs of 1946. The possible earthwork was probably levelled during the construction of the M5 motorway.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 984 008
Map Sheet:SS90SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroad Clyst
DistrictEast Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD? (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3246-3247 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

A linear earthwork hollow way is visible.


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

A possible former route, road or track of medieval to 19th century date was visible as a slight earthwork hollow way and cropmark to the west of Beare Farm, on aerial photographs of 1946. It is possible that the earthwork was evidence of a former continuation of Beare Lane. The possible earthwork was probably levelled during the construction of the M5 motorway.

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 3246-3247 04-NOV-1946. [Mapped feature: #68102 ]
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:Dec 17 2014 6:22PM