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HER Number:MDV1907
Name:BEACON in the Parish of Upottery


Upottery beacon (elev 256m), elizabethan. Os 1809 map and pnd map show this about one mile n of the village.


Grid Reference:ST 206 091
Map Sheet:ST20NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUpottery
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUPOTTERY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20NW/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BEACON (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

ELEV 256M, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV110803.

Upottery beacon (elev 256m), elizabethan. Os 1809 map and pnd map show this about one mile n of the village.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV110805.

Russell, p. /tda/87(1955)291/fire beacons in devon, appendix a.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV110806.

vis=16/8/1960 (os). An area of pasture fields, visibility restricted except on south west side where it extends to about eight miles.(osa)

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV110807.

Des=upottery tithe map and apportionment book.
Ta 622 an unenclosed area called beacon hill common (ta tm)

Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit, 1992 - 1993, Blackdown Hills Survey Archive (Archive - Survey). SDV324187.

Site visit 18th September 1992. As described by the Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division in 1960.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV110803Migrated Record: ELEV 256M.
SDV110805Migrated Record:
SDV110806Migrated Record:
SDV110807Migrated Record:
SDV324187Archive - Survey: Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit. 1992 - 1993. Blackdown Hills Survey Archive. Blackdown Hills Survey Archive. A4 Unbound.

Associated Monuments

MDV1880Related to: Culmstock Beacon (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM