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HER Number:MDV60455
Name:Possible Preserved Timber Feature


Large pieces of timber reported to be preserved in waterlogged conditions, to north-east of Okehampton town centre. Of unknown date or function.


Grid Reference:SX 592 956
Map Sheet:SX59NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOkehampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59NE/118

Monument Type(s) and Dates


Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1953 - 1969, Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV340358.

Turton, S. D., 1994, Archaeological Assessment of DCC North Road Link, Okehampton, 3; figures 2-3 (Report - Assessment). SDV346210.

Field A is very marshy on its northern side, below the 500 feet contour, and the landowner has reported finding large pieces of 'old' timber preserved in these waterlogged conditions.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340358Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953 - 1969. Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. National Grid A edition imperial. Map (Digital).
SDV346210Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D.. 1994. Archaeological Assessment of DCC North Road Link, Okehampton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 94.60. A4 Grip Bound. 3; figures 2-3.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV60456Related to: Former Land Surfaces to East of Okehampton Town Centre (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 4 2012 11:42AM