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HER Number:MDV134397
Name:Field system to south-east of Ashcombe Barton, Ashcombe


Linear features recorded as anomalies by geophysical survey may be ditches associated with a pre-medieval field system.


Grid Reference:SX 920 794
Map Sheet:SX97NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshcombe
Ecclesiastical ParishASHCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Iron Age to Roman - 700 BC (Between) to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Price, J., 1992, British Gas PLC. Ottery St. Mary - Ashcombe Pipeline. Geophysical Survey Report, Site 7 (Report - Geophysical Survey). SDV348101.

Geophysical surveys were carried out on seven sites along the proposed route of the Ottery St Mary to Ashcombe gas pipeline where aerial photos have recorded archaeological sites.
Linear features were recorded in Area 7 that are suggested to be part of a pre-medieval 'Celtic' field system.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348101Report - Geophysical Survey: Price, J.. 1992. British Gas PLC. Ottery St. Mary - Ashcombe Pipeline. Geophysical Survey Report. British Gas Plc. 2/92. A4 Stapled + Digital. Site 7. [Mapped feature: #141436 ]
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV29550Related to: Ditched enclosure north of Liberty Cottage, Ashcombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5519 - Geophysical survey on the proposed route of a gas pipeline between Ottery St Mary and Ashcombe (Ref: 2/92)

Date Last Edited:Oct 12 2023 1:32PM