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HER Number:MDV12085
Name:Hillslope Enclosure at East Buckland


Hillslope enclosure circa 500 metres north of Upcott Farm, visible on 1940s Royal Airforce aerial photograph and Lidar image. A field boundary followed the west and part of the south side of the enclosure until the later 20th century.


Grid Reference:SS 668 331
Map Sheet:SS63SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast and West Buckland
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST BUCKLAND

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric hillslope enclosure east of Wistford Cross

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS63SE/18

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

SILVESTER + BALKWILL, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265289.

Hillslope enclosure identified on ap by dcra fso. Vis=-/-/1976 (silvester + balkwill) field boundary shown on west of enclosure on os 6" utilised the bank of this enclosure, but hedge is now removed. Vis=a low bank and slight external hollow is still visible for virtually the whole perimeter. Bank less than 0.5m high. On the west side, some evidence for either a hollow way or an external bank (worksheet). Vis=only a small part of the bank on the north side can be seen on raf 1946 ap.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV68461.

Aph=os(referred to in dcra exmoor survey 1979).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV68462.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV68463.

Aph=raf/106g/uk/1420/3433(15/4/1946)/dcc 8/74.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Field boundary follows west and part of south side of enclosure.

Environment Agency, 2011, LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution) (Cartographic). SDV348634.

Bank of hilllope enclosure clearly visible on Lidar image.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV265289Migrated Record: SILVESTER + BALKWILL.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348634Cartographic: Environment Agency. 2011. LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution). Digital.
SDV68461Aerial Photograph:
SDV68462Migrated Record:
SDV68463Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 16 2015 10:15AM