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HER Number:MDV24804
Name:Stony Lane, Axminster


Section of the Fosse Way now called Stony Lane. The lane formed part of the anti-tank defences around Axminster during the Second World War.


Grid Reference:SY 301 987
Map Sheet:SY39NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY39NW/15/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (Roman to Late Medieval - 43 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Davidson, J., 1833, Untitled Source, 75 (Monograph). SDV342073.

The Fosse Way at this point is called Stony Lane. Called Stauneway in 1252.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Horner, B., 2018, Stony Lane, Axminster (Personal Comment). SDV361808.

The lane formed part of the anti-tank defences around Axminster during the Second World War.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342073Monograph: Davidson, J.. 1833. The British and Roman Remains in the Vicinity of Axminster in the County of. Unknown. 75.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84838 ]
SDV361808Personal Comment: Horner, B.. 2018. Stony Lane, Axminster. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV49432Related to: Anti-Tank Obstacles, Stony Lane, Axminster (Monument)
MDV45243Related to: Axminster Strong Point on the Taunton Stop Line (Monument)
MDV52925Related to: Pillbox on west side of Stony Lane, Axminster (Monument)
MDV119535Related to: Taunton Stop Line (Monument)
MDV18579Related to: The Fosse Way at Axminster (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7560 - Archaeological Investigations, Trail Trenching: Land at Green Lodge, Stony Lane, Axminster (Ref: ACD1549/2/0)

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 4:04PM