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HER Number:MDV34306
Name:Enclosure in Ash Wood, Braunton


Bank and ditch enclosure in area of heavy woodland.


Grid Reference:SS 507 365
Map Sheet:SS53NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53NW/144

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Full description

Nartowski, N., 1988, Bank and Ditch Enclosure (Worksheet). SDV340806.

Site situated well off pathways. Large bank and ditch enclosure, heavily wooded. Site follows natural contours. Ditch 1.25 metres wide, bank 1.8 metres high. Enclosure circa 80 metres east-west. Depresssions in north west corner of enclosure. Medieval sherd found on south side, close to breach in bank. Other details: Sketch attached.

Haggerty, F. M., 20/07/1988, Ash Wood (Correspondence). SDV340804.

Area in Ash Wood enclosed by a bank and ditch some 270 metres circumference.

Exeter Archaeology, 2005, Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon, 14 (Report - Assessment). SDV340799.

Area in Ash Wood enclosed by bank and ditch, undated. Other details: Site 140.

Environment Agency, 2011, LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution) (Cartographic). SDV348634.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340799Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 05.06. A4 Stapled + Digital. 14.
SDV340804Correspondence: Haggerty, F. M.. 20/07/1988. Ash Wood. Letter to F. Griffith. Letter + Digital.
SDV340806Worksheet: Nartowski, N.. 1988. Bank and Ditch Enclosure. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV348634Cartographic: Environment Agency. 2011. LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution). Digital. [Mapped feature: #88280 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4404 - Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of Proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon

Date Last Edited:Oct 31 2013 10:10AM