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HER Number:MDV59079
Name:Enclosure to the northwest of Escot Park


Prehistoric curvilinear enclosure & other features recorded as cropmarks to the northwest of Escot Park


Grid Reference:SY 079 987
Map Sheet:SY09NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTalaton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTALATON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric curvilinear enclosure and rectangular enclosure with internal features including a rectangular enclosure and linears north west of Boathouse Copse

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY09NE/164

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Large enclosure lies on level hilltop, smaller enclosure to east on gentle east slope. Area associated with flint finds and there are extensive cropmarks in the fields adjacent to south west. Other details: Photograph BL 33.

Griffith, F. M., 1996, DAP/AAH, 9-10, 12-13 (Aerial Photograph). SDV338062.

Rectangular enclosure circa 77 meters x 52 meters within the curvilinear enclosure.

Horner, B., 1996, DAP/AAX, 2-6 (Aerial Photograph). SDV320375.

Large curvilinear enclosure circa 160 meters x 130 meters with part of a curvilinear enclosure adjacent to east & another to the northeast. Internal features include a rectangular enclosure & several linear features. Recorded from the air as a cropmark in 1996.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV320375Aerial Photograph: Horner, B.. 1996. DAP/AAX. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2-6.
SDV338062Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1996. DAP/AAH. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 9-10, 12-13.
SDV342165Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1987 - 2000. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. A4 Unbound.

Associated Monuments

MDV57901Related to: SETTLEMENT in the Parish of Talaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 23 2016 9:11AM