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HER Number:MDV112536
Name:Earthwork Banks at Little Forest

Summary

Earthwork banks of probable 18th-19th century date are visible on aerial photographs of 1946 onwards, at Little Forest. The earthwork banks remain partly visible on digital images derived from aerial photographs taken in 2010.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 027 876
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoodbury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWOODBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NARROW RIDGE AND FURROW (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3001-02 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

The earthwork banks are visible.


Next Perspectives, 2010, Aerial Photography for Great Britain, Next Perspectives PGA Imagery SY0287 22-MAY-2010 (Aerial Photograph). SDV356259.

The earthwork banks are partly visible.


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

Earthwork banks of probable 18th-19th century date are visible on aerial photographs of 1946 onwards, at Little Forest. The narrow ridge and furrow cultivation banks are northeast to southwest aligned and occupy an area of approximately 1.50 hectares of moderate southwest facing slope. The earthwork banks remain partly visible on digital images derived from aerial photographs taken in 2010.

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 3001-02 04-NOV-1946. [Mapped feature: #71919 ]
SDV356259Aerial Photograph: Next Perspectives. 2010. Aerial Photography for Great Britain. Aerial Photography for Great Britain Aerial Photographs. Digital. Next Perspectives PGA Imagery SY0287 22-MAY-2010.
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:Jun 15 2015 4:33PM