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HER Number:MDV72270
Name:Pond, Sidmouth


Site of a small pond shown on 19th century maps.


Grid Reference:SY 110 907
Map Sheet:SY19SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSIDMOUTH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Multi-period archaeological features, including possible prehistoric barrows and medieval beacon remains on Beacon Hill

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POND (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a small pond up to 15m long x c9m wide shown on OS 25" (1880s) map on the south side of Harpford Common. A smaller feature is shown as a pond on modern maps.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, 21, Part 1; 147, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 545 (Report - Survey). SDV101648.

A banjo shaped feature was shown on the 1839 Harpford Tithe Map on the north side of the track on the southern side of Harpford Common. The feature was coloured blue suggesting water. The survey in 2003 did not identify the feature but suggested it could be a quarry.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101648Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. A4 Unbound + Digital. 21, Part 1; 147, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 545.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3402 - East Devon heathlands archaeological survey

Date Last Edited:May 10 2018 5:46PM