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HER Number:MDV1858
Name:Iron Lar found on or near Hembury Fort


A lar of iron was found on or near Hembury Fort. Hutchinson refers to it as a figure of Mars. Now lost.


Grid Reference:ST 112 030
Map Sheet:ST10SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishPayhembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPAYHEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10SW/4/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV135758.

Worth, r. N. /tda/23(1891)80/presidential address. Note b. Localities of roman remains in devon.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV135759.

Wall, c. /vch/(1906)587.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV135760.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV135761.

Hutchinson, p. O. /jbaa/18(1862)60-61.

HUTCHINSON, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV96023.

Lar of iron found in or near hembury fort.3 inches high.(worth). Hutchinson refers to it as an iron figure of mars.(hutchinson). Now lost.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV135758Migrated Record:
SDV135759Migrated Record:
SDV135760Migrated Record:
SDV135761Migrated Record:
SDV96023Migrated Record: HUTCHINSON.

Associated Monuments

MDV1853Part of: Hembury Hillfort, Payhembury (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV4882 - RITUAL OBJECT (I to Unknown - 43 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 8 2018 3:40PM