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HER Number:MDV114090
Name:Cropmark Field Boundary, Southwest of Bawcombe

Summary

Cropmarks which have formed over an infilled field boundary ditch of uncertain, but potential prehistoric, date is visible on aerial photographs of 1989, to the southwest of Bawcombe.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 373 817
Map Sheet:SX38SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBradstone
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRADSTONE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Unknown date)
  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, CAU F20/55. 29/6/89 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

Cropmarks which have formed over an infilled field boundary ditch of uncertain, but potential prehistoric, date is visible on aerial photographs of 1989, to the southwest of Bawcombe.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2016, Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey (Personal Comment). SDV359374.

The curvilinear cropmark ditch is broadly northwest to southeast aligned and is situated on moderate west facing slope of a prominent spur. The cropmark ditch is located in close proximity to two possible prehistoric enclosures to the east and may represent part of an associated feature.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). CAU F20/55. 29/6/89. [Mapped feature: #73422 ]
SDV359374Personal Comment: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2016. Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Jan 26 2016 9:41AM