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HER Number:MDV125752
Name:Roman Road at Coxmoor Ford, Bow


The ford is on the line of the possible Roman road. Traces of metalling are visible in the washed out banks.


Grid Reference:SX 700 996
Map Sheet:SX79NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBow
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSPREYTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Eardley-Wilmot, H., 1981, Piece of Roman Road (Worksheet). SDV363003.

A field visit to the line of the presumed road at circa SX700997 was most persuasive. Part of it appears as a raised agger, and traces of paving were seen. The ford at the above grid reference is exactly on line, and traces of metalling were visible in the washed out banks.

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Ford marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117745 ]
SDV363003Worksheet: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1981. Piece of Roman Road. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV6863Part of: Roman Road to East of North Tawton Fort (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 10 2019 11:37AM