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HER Number:MDV26611
Name:Rectilinear enclosure on Lower Down, Bovey Tracey

Summary

The rectilinear enclosure recorded from aerial photographs taken in 1946 is visible as a darker area of vegetation and may not be archaeological.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 795 783
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/176

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Neolithic to Post Medieval - 4000 BC to 1750 AD (Between))
  • NON ANTIQUITY (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV279781.

Small rectilinear enclosure visible (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV279782.

Aph=raf cpe uk 1890/4434(10/12/1946).


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, Devon County Council RAF/CPE/UK/1890 RS 4432-4434 10-DEC-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV351061.

A rectilinear dark diffuse cropmark is visible.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2018-2019, The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley (Interpretation). SDV361305.

The rectilinear enclosure recorded from aerial photographs taken in 1946 is visible as a darker area of, possibly higher, vegetation. The edges are diffuse and irregular. No evidence of this feature is visible on other available imagery and it seems likely that this is not archaeological, so it has not been transcribed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV279781Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV279782Aerial Photograph:
SDV351061Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). Devon County Council RAF/CPE/UK/1890 RS 4432-4434 10-DEC-1946. [Mapped feature: #115000 ]
SDV361305Interpretation: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2018-2019. The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley. Historic England Research Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7515 - The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping (formerly NMP) Survey (Ref: ACD1748)

Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2019 5:46PM