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HER Number:MDV121128
Name:Enclosure, south of The Barton, North Tawton

Summary

Cropmark ditches which form three sides of a possible prehistoric enclosure are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1975, south of The Barton, North Tawton . It is possibly associated with MDV29192.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 659 002
Map Sheet:SS60SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Young, A., 2005, Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project (Cartographic). SDV321540.

Transcriptions of ditches correspond to the grid reference for PRN167066.


Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, PRN167066 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

The partial remains of a single ditched rectilinear enclosure are visible on aerial photos (p1). The feature encloses the northern half of another site, CIN 29192. It is 48m wide and at least 70m long; its south edge is not visible. The enclosure has been digitally plotted as part of the National Mapping Programme.
Photograph reference:
1. CUCAP BTR 023 03-JUL-1975

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321540Cartographic: Young, A.. 2005. Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project. Plot of Cropmarks. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80363 ]
SDV358473Interpretation: Young, A. & Turner, S.. 2005-2006. North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records. Cornwall Council Report. Digital. PRN167066.

Associated Monuments

MDV29192Related to: Ring Ditch to south of The Barton, North Tawton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7455 - Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme
  • EDV5671 - Field Survey South of Newland Mill

Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2018 2:42PM