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HER Number:MDV122590
Name:Curvilinear Enclosure north of No Man's Land Plantation, Haccombe with Combe

Summary

A curvilinear dark cropmark, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946, may have formed over the buried remains of a ditched enclosure of possible later prehistoric date.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 905 707
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHaccombe with Combe
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOKEINTEIGNHEAD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CURVILINEAR ENCLOSURE? (Early Bronze Age to Roman - 2200 BC to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223 Vp4 5276-5277 12-JUL-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352279.

A curvilinear dark cropmark is visible.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2018-2019, The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley (Interpretation). SDV361305.

A curvilinear dark cropmark, between 1 and 3 metres wide and covering a maximum extent of 50 by 40 metres, is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946. It may have formed over a ditched enclosure of possible later prehistoric date, but is only visible on a single sortie and interpretation is tentative.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV352279Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223 Vp4 5276-5277 12-JUL-1946. [Mapped feature: #112784 ]
SDV361305Interpretation: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2018-2019. The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley. Historic England Research Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7515 - The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping (formerly NMP) Survey (Ref: ACD1748)

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2018 4:20PM