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HER Number:MDV42302
Name:Ring Ditch to the north of Gunstone Cross


Prehistoric ring ditch recorded as a crop mark in 1983 to the north of Gunstone Cross


Grid Reference:SX 804 995
Map Sheet:SX89NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton Hamlets
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric ring ditch north west of Gunstone Cross

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX89NW/85

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RING DITCH (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Griffith, F. M., 1983, DAP/FH, 6 (Aerial Photograph). SDV339127.

Small oval annular dark mark, diameter 6 meters and 3 meters. Recorded as a cropmark in 1983.

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

Site lies on south side of a low ridge. Nothing visible on ground. Other details: Photograph DPRFP/R5.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339127Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1983. DAP/FH. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 6.
SDV342165Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1987 - 2000. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. A4 Unbound.

Associated Monuments

MDV54094Related to: Ring Ditch to the east of Three Gate Cross (Monument)
MDV42300Related to: Ring Ditch to the northeast of Three Gate Cross (Monument)
MDV42301Related to: Ring Ditch to the northeast of Three Gate Cross (Monument)
MDV54093Related to: Ring Ditch to the northwest of Gunstone Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 16 2011 2:35PM