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HER Number:MDV74123
Name:Earthwork at Poughill

Summary

Earthwork marked on historic mapping at Poughill

Location

Grid Reference:SS 855 085
Map Sheet:SS80NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishPoughill
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPOUGHILL

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Square earthwork, possibly a Roman Signal Station, at Poughill

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EARTHWORK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

A square earthwork is marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

A square earthwork is marked on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


Child, P., 2003, Roman Signal Station at Poughill (Un-published). SDV339823.

The earthwork at Poughill may be a small Roman signal station.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339823Un-published: Child, P.. 2003. Roman Signal Station at Poughill. File Note. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2013 1:47PM