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HER Number:MDV43859
Name:Cropmark Enclosure east of Holwill, Newton St. Petrock


Square single ditched enclosure recorded by aerial photography.


Grid Reference:SS 420 116
Map Sheet:SS41SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton St. Petrock
Ecclesiastical ParishNEWTON ST.PETROCK

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric enclosure east of Little Orchard Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41SW/28

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC? (Between) to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, SS4211, 1, 2 (Aerial Photograph). SDV343701.

Unknown, Untitled Source (Ground Photograph). SDV343698.

Other details: AE 0-1.

Griffith, F. M., 1984, DAP/BM, 11a-12 (Aerial Photograph). SDV7381.

Square single ditched enclosure, circa 45 metres by circa 50 metres near Suddon.

Horner, B., 1992, Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project (Personal Comment). SDV343699.

Visited 23rd April 1992. Occupies summit of hill. Nothing visible on ground.

Miller, A., 1995, Untitled Source (Interpretation). SDV343700.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015 onwards, 2015 onward Aerial Photographs, Capture Date: 2020 (Aerial Photograph). SDV362959.

The southern boundary and southeast corner of the cropmark are visible. Similar enclosures in Devon with this typology, once excavated tend to date from the Iron Age to the Romano-British period, but an earlier date is not unknown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV343698Ground Photograph: Unknown. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. Photograph (Paper).
SDV343699Personal Comment: Horner, B.. 1992. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project.
SDV343700Interpretation: Miller, A.. 1995. RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project. Digital.
SDV343701Aerial Photograph: Unknown. SS4211. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1, 2.
SDV362959Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015 onwards. 2015 onward Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). Capture Date: 2020.
SDV7381Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1984. DAP/BM. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 11a-12.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2023 1:21PM