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HER Number:MDV134683
Name:Ovoid Enclosure, northwest of Little Radford, Shebbear


Earthworks visible on lidar imagery which appear to represent an ovoid enclosure.


Grid Reference:SS 433 118
Map Sheet:SS41SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShebbear
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEBBEAR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OVAL ENCLOSURE? (LANEBA to Late Bronze Age - 2500 BC? (Between) to 701 BC? (Between))

Full description

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

Earthworks visible. The northern part is particularly apparent with another obvious part of the earthworks visible on the southeast side. Overall, the earthworks give the appearance of an ovoid enclosure.

Carroll, S., 2023, Earthworks of Ovoid Enclosure, northwest of Little Radford, (Interpretation). SDV365833.

Earthworks visible on lidar data which appear to represent an ovoid enclosure. Prehistoric activity is evident in the surrounding environs.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV362956Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 2019. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), 2019. Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #141962 ]
SDV365833Interpretation: Carroll, S.. 2023. Earthworks of Ovoid Enclosure, northwest of Little Radford,. email.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 2 2024 4:19PM