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HER Number:MDV12708
Name:Enclosure on Roborough Down


Possible large rectilinear enclosure visible as a cropmark on the aerial photographs / lidar of Robough Down.


Grid Reference:SX 508 692
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of the World War II RAF Harrowbeer airfield, as well as medieval fields and farms, industrial tin working, sections of the Devonport and Plymouth Leats, and part of the Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway on Roborough Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/58
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229437.

Cropmark of large rectilinear enclosure visible on ap (osa).

PRESUMABLY ACTUALLY A VEGETATION MARK - FMG, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229438.

(presumably actually a vegetation mark - fmg).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229439.

The enclosure is visible within a field system on roborough down (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229440.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV229441.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1890 2350-1 10/12/1946.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV229442.

Aph=raf 106g uk 1190/3204-3205(27/2/1946).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV229437Migrated Record: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division.
SDV229439Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV229440Migrated Record:
SDV229441Aerial Photograph:
SDV229442Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV63822Related to: Bank (Monument)
MDV62875Related to: Buckland Monachorum Medieval Site (Monument)
MDV62874Related to: Hollow way on Roborough Down (Monument)
MDV63825Related to: Hollow way on Roborough Down (Monument)
MDV63826Related to: Trial pits on Roborough Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 21 2017 4:17PM