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HER Number:MDV26783
Name:Bank on Lower Lowton Down


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


Grid Reference:SX 812 875
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Cairnfield on Lower Lowton Down, Bridford with eight or more cairns and and an earthwork bank

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/99
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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.

Environment Agency WMS, 2019, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362956.

Straight bank feature visible on the lidar data. Runs north-north-east by south-south-west.

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.
SDV346365Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947 - 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2491. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 4282.
SDV362956Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 2019. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), 2019. Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #127575 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV26780Related to: Bank north of Copplestone 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 10:26AM