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HER Number:MDV65395
Name:Cropmark opposite Merton Church


Cropmark visible on 1940s and 1999 aerial photography. No archaeological features found during topsoil strip.


Grid Reference:SS 525 120
Map Sheet:SS51SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMerton
Ecclesiastical ParishMERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS51SW/81

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROPMARK (Unknown date)

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Circular cropmark visible in pasture on DCC digital AP coverage, in SE corner of field opposite parish church. In possible former area of medieval settlement.

Bell, J. S., 2003, Topsoil Stripping for Proposed Extension to Taw/Torridge Bus Company Depot (Report - Watching Brief). SDV339079.

No archaeological deposits or features were found during topsoil stripping for a proposed extension to the bus depot.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV339079Report - Watching Brief: Bell, J. S.. 2003. Topsoil Stripping for Proposed Extension to Taw/Torridge Bus Company Depot. Exeter Archaeology Historic Environment Record Entry. 4774. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 28 2007 3:34PM