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HER Number:MDV58489
Name:Linear Feature south-west of Knowle Hill


Linear feature shown on aerial photograph on the south-west side of Knowle Hill which may be part of a Prehistoric hill top enclosure


Grid Reference:SX 924 893
Map Sheet:SX98NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishEXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98NW/195

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)

Full description

Griffith, F. M., 1989, DAP/LV, 9 (Aerial Photograph). SDV286382.

Horner, W., 1997, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV343385.

Site visited on 6th November 1997 when a germination mark was visible over a possible ditch curving round the contours of Knowle Hill some 15 metres below the existing curving hedgeline. This may indicate the existence of a (?)double-ditched hilltop enclosure on Knowle Hill.

Tyler, K., 2009, Archaeological Excavation at Matford Barton, Exminster, 1 (Report - Excavation). SDV343380.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV286382Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1989. DAP/LV. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 9.
SDV343380Report - Excavation: Tyler, K.. 2009. Archaeological Excavation at Matford Barton, Exminster. Exeter Archaeology Report. 09.37. A4 Stapled + Digital. 1.
SDV343385Personal Comment: Horner, W.. 1997.

Associated Monuments

MDV75866Related to: Possible Defended Curvilinear Enclosure on Knowle Hill (Monument)
MDV17714Related to: Prehistoric Barrow Cemetery West of Matford Barton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4558 - Excavation at Matford Barton, Exminster

Date Last Edited:Jun 25 2015 2:14PM