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HER Number:MDV54107
Name:Enclosure to North East of Cox's Hill Farm, Upton Pyne

Summary

A possible single ditched rectilinear enclosure potentially of late prehistoric date was visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark approximately 210 metres north-east of Cox’s Hill farm, Upton Pyne.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 914 980
Map Sheet:SX99NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUpton Pyne
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUPTON PYNE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Cropmarks of rectangular, single ditched enclosure possibly of late preshistoric date north east of Cox's Hill Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1041367
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99NW/224

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Early Iron Age to Roman - 700 BC to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, SX9198, 16-19 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341811.


National Monuments Record, SX99NW75 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV341922.

Aerial photograph suggests presence of rectilinear enclosure, of uncertain date, visible as cropmarks circa 200 metres north north east of Cox's Hill Farm (citing Miller).


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

Site visit 26/10/1992. Site lies in low lying valley field. No visible earthworks. Other details: Photo BA1-2.


Devon County Council, 1992, DAP 14405, DAP 14405/00-02 24-JUN-1992 (VD) (Aerial Photograph). SDV359263.

A rectilinear enclosure of a possible buried ditch was visible.


Horner, B., 1992, DAP/VD, 00-2,5 (Aerial Photograph). SDV8255.

Three sides of a rectangular single ditched enclosure, length 60 metres, recorded as cropmark from air.


Miller, A., 1996, RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project (Interpretation). SDV53184.


Southwest Archaeology, 2008, Hurdles Farm, Upton Pyne, Exeter, Devon. Results of a Desk-Based Cartographic Assessment, 22 (Report - Assessment). SDV341805.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2014-2015, East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV356883.

Three sides of a possible rectilinear single ditched enclosure were visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs approximately 210 metres north-east of Cox’s Hill farm, Upton Pyne. The cropmark is approximately 3 metres wide ad defines a possible enclosure over 53 metres long and at least 33 metres wide. The south-east edge of the enclosure was not visible as a cropmark. The enclosure was possibly Iron Age to Roman date in origin.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341805Report - Assessment: Southwest Archaeology. 2008. Hurdles Farm, Upton Pyne, Exeter, Devon. Results of a Desk-Based Cartographic Assessment. Southwest Archaeology Report. 080313. A4 Stapled. 22.
SDV341811Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. SX9198. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 16-19.
SDV341922National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. SX99NW75. National Monuments Record Index. Unknown.
SDV342165Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1987 - 2000. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. A4 Unbound.
SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
SDV359263Aerial Photograph: Devon County Council. 1992. DAP 14405. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). DAP 14405/00-02 24-JUN-1992 (VD). [Mapped feature: #94763 ]
SDV53184Interpretation: Miller, A.. 1996. RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project. RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project. Map (Paper).
SDV8255Aerial Photograph: Horner, B.. 1992. DAP/VD. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 00-2,5.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4428 - Desk-based Cartographic Assessment of a site at Hurdles Farm, Upton Pyne
  • EDV6530 - The East and Mid-Devon Rivers Catchment NMP project (Ref: ACD613)

Date Last Edited:Nov 24 2015 2:26PM