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HER Number:MDV26780
Name:Bank north of Copplestone Down


Recorded from 1948 aerial photograph in 1985 project, this features runs roughly east-west across the land parcel.


Grid Reference:SX 814 877
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/96

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Early Neolithic to Late Medieval - 4000 BC to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1947 - 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2491, 4282 (Aerial Photograph). SDV346365.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Bank visible on 1948 aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic. [Mapped feature: #127574 ]
SDV346365Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947 - 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2491. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 4282.

Associated Monuments

MDV26783Related to: Bank on Lower Lowton Down (Monument)
MDV26781Related to: Curving bank feature on Copplestone Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 23 2020 10:18AM