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HER Number:MDV11407
Name:ROAD in the Parish of Axmouth

Summary

Stedcombe house. Stretches of roman paved way, part of the fosse way, found near the gate of stedcombe house in 1923 during road repairs (ramsden). The fosse way probably started somewhere near the mouth of the axe and followed the approximate course of the axmouth to axminster road. Met the charmouth - exeter road (southern route) near tanyard cross sy263-927- (margary).

Location

Grid Reference:SY 286 967
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMOUTH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Pill boxes, anti-tank ditches and obstacles, World War II at the Boshill Cross Stong Point of the Taunton Stop Line, a defensive crossing on the River Axe

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29SE/40
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Maxfield, V. A., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV118295.

Fosse way link to axmouth remains hypothetical. Purpose and extent of fosse way discussed (maxfield).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV122208.

Ramsden, j. V. /tda/77(1945)145/axmouth haven.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV122209.

Pulman, g. P. R. /book of the axe/(1875)64.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV122210.

Des=letter from rev. H. Swift, vicar of axmouth, 1945.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV122211.

Margary, i. D. /roman roads in britain/(1967)123.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV122212.

Maxfield, v. A. /pdas/44(1986)1-8/devon and the end of the fosse frontier/map.

Margary, I. D., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV18266.

Stedcombe house. Stretches of roman paved way, part of the fosse way, found near the gate of stedcombe house in 1923 during road repairs (ramsden). The fosse way probably started somewhere near the mouth of the axe and followed the approximate course of the axmouth to axminster road. Met the charmouth - exeter road (southern route) near tanyard cross sy263-927- (margary).

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 1459 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Stretches of Roman paved way found near gate to Stedcombe House during road repairs in 1923. Possible extension of Fosse Way.
SMR.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV118295Migrated Record: Maxfield, V. A..
SDV122208Migrated Record:
SDV122209Migrated Record:
SDV122210Migrated Record:
SDV122211Migrated Record:
SDV122212Migrated Record:
SDV18266Migrated Record: Margary, I. D..
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 1459.

Associated Monuments

MDV18579Related to: The Fosse Way at Axminster (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2020 6:54AM