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HER Number:MDV26605
Name:Possible hillfort in Yarner Wood

Summary

Possible hillfort visible on aerial photographs from the 1940s, to the south-west of Yarner Wood. Not a confirmed identification.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 770 785
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of possible Iron Age hillfort on west side of Yarner Wood

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/170
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HILLFORT (Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.


Royal Air Force, 1949, RAF 540/226, 5105 (Aerial Photograph). SDV271060.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Possible hillfort visible on aerial photographs from the 1940s, to the south-west of Yarner Wood with a suggested rampart running from SX77057840 to SX77207857 to SX76787869. By no means a positive identification.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV271060Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1949. RAF 540/226. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 5105.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85390 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV124983Related to: Earthwork bank in Yarner Wood (Monument)
MDV124984Related to: Small Platform in Yarner Wood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2019 10:26AM