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HER Number:MDV27498
Name:Unlikely enclosure on Throwleigh Common


Identified from aerial photographs in 1985, this feature was not confirmed during 2007 field survey. Unlikely site.


Grid Reference:SX 654 906
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/153

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE? (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2082, 3384 (Aerial Photograph). SDV221887.

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

Small ovoid enclosure recorded from 1947 aerial photograph with a small annexe or agglomeration of its south-western end.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV221887Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. RAF/CPE/UK/2082. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. 3384.
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. [Mapped feature: #15034 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27495Related to: Throwleigh Common parallel reave system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7297 - Survey of Throwleigh Common Premier Archaeological Landscape

Date Last Edited:Jul 17 2017 11:25AM