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HER Number:MDV4412
Name:Road south east of Brendon

Summary

A length of possible Roman road.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 368 072
Map Sheet:SS30NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishThornbury
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Isolated length of stone road possibly Roman in date with a ditch along one side to south-east of Brendon

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS30NE/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Lambert, M. J., 1973, Roads to the Roman Camp at North Tawton, 136 (Article in Serial). SDV274717.

An isolated stretch of very solid stone road now lies in the middle of a swamp, south east of Holsworthy Beacon. Along one side is a boundary ditch. The stone must have been brought from a distance. Roman road?.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV274717Article in Serial: Lambert, M. J.. 1973. Roads to the Roman Camp at North Tawton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 105. A5 Paperback. 136.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2009 12:43PM