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HER Number:MDV19212
Name:Rollestone Barton, Earthwork


Possible site of a Prehistoric earthwork


Grid Reference:SX 927 951
Map Sheet:SX99NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishHEAVITREE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99NW/144/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EARTHWORK (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Rose-Troup, F., 1934 - 1935, Brihtricestan, a lost manor, 155, 234 (Article in Serial). SDV336952.

Rollestone Farm is said to stand on an ancient earthwork, identified with the 'Castrum de Rokysdon' in the Cartulary of St John's Hospital Exeter. (See also Stoke Hill Camp PRN 10196 - there is no information given about this earthwork).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336952Article in Serial: Rose-Troup, F.. 1934 - 1935. Brihtricestan, a lost manor. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 18. Unknown. 155, 234.

Associated Monuments

MDV18534Related to: Lower Rollestone Farmhouse (Monument)
MDV19211Related to: Rollestone Barton (Monument)
MDV10196Related to: Stoke Hill Camp Iron Age Hillfort (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 10 2006 9:46AM