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HER Number:MDV61505
Name:Earthwork Mound, Northwest of Lamerton Green

Summary

An earthwork mound of uncertain date and function is visible on aerial photographs, to the northwest of Lamerton Green. It's proximity to Down Farm to the immediate west, however, may suggest it is some sort of midden or tip site.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 439 770
Map Sheet:SX47NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLamerton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAMERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47NW/63/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MOUND (Unknown date)
  • MIDDEN (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV215473.

Exeter archaeology/objective 5b: lower tamar valley recreation and land management initiative cultural heritage appraisal down farm lamerton/(1998)2/(ea report 98.20).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV79.

Vis=-/3/1998 (ea) circular mound-like feature depicted to the se of down farm buildings. Also shown on os 1:2500 (1884) map where it appears to be enclosed. The significance of feature is unknown (exeter archaeology).


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, RAF CPE/UK/2149/F20/3272-4 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

An earthwork mound of unknown date is visible on aerial photographs.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2016, Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey (Personal Comment). SDV359374.

The mound may represent a post-medieval to modern spoil heap associated with Down Farm to the immediate west.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV215473Migrated Record:
SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). RAF CPE/UK/2149/F20/3272-4. [Mapped feature: #96826 ]
SDV359374Personal Comment: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2016. Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey. Not Applicable.
SDV79Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Jan 28 2016 4:22PM