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HER Number:MDV2775
Name:Bradaford Enclosure, Virginstowe


A possible square enclosure visible as soil marks. Confused by agricultural or geological marks.


Grid Reference:SX 395 935
Map Sheet:SX39SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishVirginstow
Ecclesiastical ParishVIRGINSTOW

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Undated square enclosure south east of Higher Bradaford

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX39SE/11

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Full description

Balkwill, C. J., Untitled Source (Unknown). SDV10189.

Enclosure, a possible square enclosure confused by agricultural or geological marks. Cut by old field boundary etc.

Silvester, R. J., Untitled Source (Un-published). SDV10192.

Likely to be a hillslope enclosure.

Royal Air Force, 1955, 58/RAF/1715/0143 (Aerial Photograph). SDV10190.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1974 - 1977, SX39SE8 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV10191.

Visited 12/02/1974. Soil marks are visible on aerial photographss; a possible square enclosure and possible linear feature. No visible ground features of archaeological interest, fields under level pasture.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Linear features forming north-east and north-west sides of possible enclosure visible.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV10189Unknown: Balkwill, C. J.. Unknown. Unknown.
SDV10190Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1955. 58/RAF/1715/0143. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper).
SDV10191Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1974 - 1977. SX39SE8. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV10192Un-published: Silvester, R. J.. Card Index. Card Index.
SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85871 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2586 - SX39SE8

Date Last Edited:Sep 24 2018 1:37PM