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HER Number:MDV133425
Name:Roman road west of Wallabrook Farm, Lamerton


The flanking ditches of a Roman road are visible on the 2016 aerial photo and LiDAR imagery as crop marks and earthworks running north-south across the fields to the west and north of Wallabrook Farm.


Grid Reference:SX 469 788
Map Sheet:SX47NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLamerton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAMERTON
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015 onwards, 2015 onward Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV362959.

The ditches of a Roman road are visible on the 2016 aerial photo as dark lines running north-south across a field to the west of Wallabrook Farm.

Environment Agency WMS, 2019, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362956.

Roman road visible as earthworks on LiDAR imagery to the south-west, west and north of Wallabrook Farm.

Kaye, S., 2020, Roman road. Tavistock to Brent Tor (Interpretation). SDV365044.

The flanking ditches of a Roman road show well on the {2016] aerial photo. They are about 10.7m apart which appears to fit well with the average width of the road of 10m-12m.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV362956Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 2019. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), 2019. Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #138999 Also SDV362959, ]
SDV362959Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015 onwards. 2015 onward Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV365044Interpretation: Kaye, S.. 2020. Roman road. Tavistock to Brent Tor. email.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 14 2022 6:37PM