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HER Number:MDV7066
Name:BEACON in the Parish of Chivelstone

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SX 786 389
Map Sheet:SX73NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChivelstone
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCHIVELSTONE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX73NE/18

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BEACON (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV156592.

Russell, p. /tda/87(1955)282/fire beacons in devon, appendix a.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV156593.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Beacon field; 101m above sea level. The tithe map shows this high ground as "beacon field". Elizabethan. Vis=21/12/1961 (os) no trace of beacon mound, but spot commands extensive views particularly to the east.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV156592Migrated Record:
SDV156593Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM