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HER Number:MDV112539
Name:Earthwork Banks to the west of Woodbury Wood

Summary

Earthwork banks of probable 18th-19th century date are visible on aerial photographs of 1946 and 1947, to the west of Woodbury Wood. The earthworks are no longer clearly visible on aerial photographs after 1947 and appear to have been completely levelled.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 024 874
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

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Map object partly based on this source.


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. Map object partly based on this source.


Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/1995, RAF/CPE/UK/1995 FP 1305-06 13-APR-1947 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354842.

The earthwork banks are 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 and 1947, to the west of Woodbury Wood. The narrow ridge and furrow cultivation banks are northwest to southeast aligned and occupy an area of approximately 1.10 hectares of southeast facing slope. The earthwork banks are no longer clearly visible on aerial photographs after 1947 and appear to have been completely levelled.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV354842Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1995. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1995 FP 1305-06 13-APR-1947.
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.
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 4:56PM