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HER Number:MDV120239
Name:Possible enclosure at Moongate End, Heavitree


Possible enclosure, identified from crop marks, at Moongate End, Exeter. Thought to be part of a ritual landscape dating to the Neolithic period. The enclosure encompasses the head of a watercourse just below the hilltop.


Grid Reference:SX 938 951
Map Sheet:SX99NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishHEAVITREE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIRCULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Full description

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Object partially visible on source.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Limbert, D., 2008, Possible Prehistoric Sites (Correspondence). SDV351687.

Correspondence regarding crop-marks of potential interest at Moongate End, Exeter. The site is at the head of the Mincinglake Valley, east of Stoke Hill Fort and Rollestone and west of Pinhoe. The enclosure was identified from the Millennium Map of 1999 and encompasses the head of a watercourse just below the hilltop. Possibly Neolithic and potentially associated with Stoke Hill Fort.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #79476 ]
SDV351687Correspondence: Limbert, D.. 2008. Possible Prehistoric Sites. Email and Map. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV10196Related to: Stoke Hill Camp Iron Age Hillfort (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 23 2017 11:44AM