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HER Number:MDV118710
Name:Roman Road through Whimple Parish


Section of the route of the Roman road between Honiton and Exeter.


Grid Reference:SY 057 962
Map Sheet:SY09NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOttery St. Mary
Civil ParishTalaton
Civil ParishWhimple
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTALATON
Ecclesiastical ParishWHIMPLE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Field boundaries, earthworks and copmarks associated with former Roman Road, at Whimple

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Full description

Griffith, F. M., 1983, DAP/A, 26A (Aerial Photograph). SDV122353.

The Roman road from Honiton to Exeter passes through Whimple parish. The line from SY04929598 to SY06559642 is marked as ROMAN ROAD (course of) on the 1972 1:10,000 Ordnance Survey map. This stretch of road was visible as a crop mark in 1983.

Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

ROMAN ROAD (course of) marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV122353Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1983. DAP/A. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 26A.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #77979 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV1875Part of: Roman Road from Exeter to Honiton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 12 2018 1:37PM