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HER Number:MDV38895
Name:Enclosure to West of Marystow


Sub-rectangular single ditched enclosure, circa 50 metres square, with circular feature within. Entrance in south-east side.


Grid Reference:SX 431 828
Map Sheet:SX48SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMarystow
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARYSTOW

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric or Roman square enclosure west of Marystow

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1034713
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX48SW/26

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Bronze Age to Roman - 2200 BC to 409 AD (Not applicable))

Full description

Devon County Council, Devon Air Photograph Transcriptions (Cartographic). SDV344181.

National Monuments Record, SX4382, 1-6 (Aerial Photograph). SDV344282.

Griffith, F. M., 1984, DAP/CI (Aerial Photograph). SDV344279.

Small sub-rectangular single ditched enclosure, measuring approximately 50 metres by 50 metres with a small circular mark within. Entrance visible in the south-east side.

Robinson, R., 1987 - 2000, Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project (Un-published). SDV342165.

Site visit 16th December 1988. Site lies on even moderate west slope. Nothing visible on ground, no change in soil colour over site.

Griffith, F. M., 1989, DAP/ME, 8-11 (Aerial Photograph). SDV344280.

Miller, A., 1996, RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project (Interpretation). SDV53184.

National Monuments Record, 2010, 1034713 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV344283.

SX48SW18. Rectilinear enclosure, probably of Prehistoric or Roman date, seen as cropmarks. Record last updated: Unknown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342165Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1987 - 2000. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. A4 Unbound.
SDV344181Cartographic: Devon County Council. Devon Air Photograph Transcriptions. Devon Air Photograph Transcriptions. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #90060 ]
SDV344279Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1984. DAP/CI. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper).
SDV344280Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1989. DAP/ME. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 8-11.
SDV344282Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. SX4382. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 1-6.
SDV344283National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. 1034713. National Monuments Record Index. Website.
SDV53184Interpretation: Miller, A.. 1996. RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project. RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 17 2011 2:17PM