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HER Number:MDV126119
Name:Rectangular Earthwork, Cartland, Alwington


Lidar shows rougly rectangular earthwork. Purpose unknown. Circa 1840s Tithe Map shows small enclosure in this location, so could be related.


Grid Reference:SS 393 240
Map Sheet:SS32SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAlwington
Ecclesiastical ParishALWINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, FID 5202 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Lidar shows rougly rectangular earthwork circa 15x9 metres across, outer edges raised by up to 25cm with central depression. Purpose unknown. Circa 1840s tithe map shows small enclosure in this location so could be related. The enclosure is not shown on the Ordnance Survey 1880s-90s First Edition map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 5202.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2019 11:27AM