HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV4410
Name:Enclosure on Blueberry Hill, Welcombe

Summary

Cropmarks of a possible oval enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 218 176
Map Sheet:SS21NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWelcombe
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWELCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS21NW/505

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Full description

Unknown, SS2117 (Aerial Photograph). SDV340195.


Cambridge University Collection, 1966, CUC/AOP, 32,34 (Aerial Photograph). SDV16234.

Cropmarks, possible enclosure on Cambridge University collection air photograph an oval enclosure shows. Two apparent ditches - just possibly a tractor mark? Exposed clifftop situation north east of Aller Park. Other details: AOP 34 in Historic Environment Record.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 132 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Cropmark of oval enclosure visible on aerial photograph. Two apparent ditches - just possibly a tractor mark? Exposed clifftop situation of Aller Park.


Knight, S., 2013-2015, Land Management Case Work, 21/01/2014 (Personal Comment). SDV351543.

The dark mark on the Cambridge Aerial Photograph (AOP34 taken in June 1966) appears to continue over the top of the remains of a removed hedgebank, so it is unlikely that this cropmark has formed over an enclosure ditch.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV16234Aerial Photograph: Cambridge University Collection. 1966. CUC/AOP. Cambridge University Collection of Aerial Photographs. Photograph (Paper) + Digital (Scan). 32,34. [Mapped feature: #26399 ]
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 132.
SDV340195Aerial Photograph: Unknown. SS2117. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown.
SDV351543Personal Comment: Knight, S.. 2013-2015. Land Management Case Work. 21/01/2014.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2015 8:37AM