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HER Number:MDV49519
Name:Ring Ditch to the west of Berry Wood


Possible Prehistoric ring ditch visible on 1975 aerial photograph


Grid Reference:SS 566 095
Map Sheet:SS50NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDowland
Ecclesiastical ParishDOWLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS50NE/77

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RING DITCH (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Cambridge University Collection, 1975, CUC/BUN, 76-81 (Aerial Photograph). SDV337259.

Horner, B., 1975, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV340162.

Other details: Photographs A1 6-8.

Silvester, R. J., 1977, Earthwork (Worksheet). SDV8568.

Possible ring ditch to north of enclosure visible on Cambridge University aerial photograph to the west of Berry Wood.

Ellis, D. A., 1992, Dowland Past and Present (Pamphlet). SDV344172.

Prehistoric ring ditch in a field at Brimblecombe Farm known as 'Stone Barrow Field'. A slightly raised area in the north of this field marks the site of a probable burial chamber.

Bayer, O. J., 1996, Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location (Undergraduate Dissertation). SDV319515.

Other details: Dowland 1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319515Undergraduate Dissertation: Bayer, O. J.. 1996. Barrows in the Torridge District of North West Devon: A Study in Distribution and Location. University of Leicester Dissertation. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV337259Aerial Photograph: Cambridge University Collection. 1975. CUC/BUN. Cambridge University Collection of Aerial Photographs. Photograph (Paper) + Digital (Scan). 76-81.
SDV340162Site Visit: Horner, B.. 1975. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project.
SDV344172Pamphlet: Ellis, D. A.. 1992. Dowland Past and Present. Paperback Volume.
SDV8568Worksheet: Silvester, R. J.. 1977. Earthwork. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV16055Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure west of Berry Wood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2010 2:40PM