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HER Number:MDV17720
Name:Ring Ditch West of Kiln Close Plantation

Summary

A dark curvilinear cropmark is visible on aerial photographs taken in the summer of 1975. Its hillside location and shape are consistent with this having formed over the buried ring ditch of a Bronze Age barrow.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 928 883
Map Sheet:SX98NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExminster
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishEXMINSTER

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric ring ditch north west of Kiln Close Plantation

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 447954
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98NW/68

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV307650.

Aph=cuc/bts 53(3/7/1975)/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307651.

Osa=sx98nw33.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307652.

Des=dprfp 1989(and photo k 14).


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV307653.

Aph=cuc/buo 20(18/7/1975)/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV307654.

Pye, a. R. + matthews, a. /an archaeological evaluation of a landfill site at trood lane,exminster/(emafu report 91.59)/(1991)1-2.


Pye, A. R. + Matthews, A., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV300589.

A ring ditch at sx92828831 is shown on cambridge air photograph bts 53. Sections of other curving features, none complete, are also visible as cropmarks in this field (see sx98nw/169) (griffith). Vis=23/9/1982 (os) the cropmark lies in a field of grass and stubble on a slight ne slope about 57.0m od. There is nothing visible on the ground. Vis=15/3/1989 (robinson). Site lies just below top of ridge, nothing visible on ground. Field name white burrough adjacent. Nothing visible of linear features (dprfp). Vis=probably represents a bronze age barrow (pye and matthews).


Cambridge University, 1975, CUCAP BTS, Devon County Council CUCAP BTS53 03-JUL-1975 (Aerial Photograph). SDV2407.

A dark ring-shaped cropmarks is visible.


Pye, A. R. + Matthews, A., 1991, An Archaeological Evaluation of a Landfill Site at Trood Lane, Exminster (Report - Evaluation). SDV300638.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2014-2015, East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV356883.

A dark curvilinear cropmark, circa 1 metre wide and 13-14.5 metres in diameter, is visible on aerial photographs taken in the summer of 1975. Its hillside location and shape are consistent with this having formed over the buried ring ditch of a Bronze Age barrow.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV2407Aerial Photograph: Cambridge University. 1975. CUCAP BTS. Cambridge University Collection of Aerial Photographs. Photograph (Paper). Devon County Council CUCAP BTS53 03-JUL-1975. [Mapped feature: #82095 ]
SDV300589Migrated Record: Pye, A. R. + Matthews, A..
SDV300638Report - Evaluation: Pye, A. R. + Matthews, A.. 1991. An Archaeological Evaluation of a Landfill Site at Trood Lane, Exminster. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 91.59. A4 stapled + Digital.
SDV307650Aerial Photograph:
SDV307651Migrated Record:
SDV307652Migrated Record:
SDV307653Aerial Photograph:
SDV307654Migrated Record:
SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV51557Related to: Possible Ring Ditch West of Kiln Close Plantation (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6530 - The East and Mid-Devon Rivers Catchment NMP project (Ref: ACD613)

Date Last Edited:Aug 5 2015 12:53PM