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HER Number:MDV74016
Name:Concrete Blocks at Saunton Sands

Summary

Concrete Blocks at Saunton Sands

Location

Grid Reference:SS 446 375
Map Sheet:SS43NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DEFENCE OBSTRUCTION (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Nature Conservancy Council, 1989, Braunton Burrows Habitat Map (Cartographic). SDV339613.

Two points are marked as 'concrete blocks' on the Braunton Burrows Habitat Map.


Passmore, A. + Knight, S., 2009, Farm Environment Plan (FEP), Updated Spreadsheet of Archaeological Sites (Un-published). SDV344664.

Visited 2009. No sign of concrete blocks at NGR given. NGR lies on front range of dunes. At a gap between the large dunes are several smaller hummocks covered in Marram grass. Blocks may be buried under the shifting dunes. Significant movement of sand witnessed during windy conditions on site.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339613Cartographic: Nature Conservancy Council. 1989. Braunton Burrows Habitat Map. Photocopy + Digital.
SDV344664Un-published: Passmore, A. + Knight, S.. 2009. Farm Environment Plan (FEP), Updated Spreadsheet of Archaeological Sites. Exeter Archaeology Report. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV57283Part of: Braunton Areas A, B, C and D of US Assault Training Centre (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4737 - Stewardship Scheme Archaeological Survey, Braunton Burrows

Date Last Edited:Jun 29 2010 11:22AM