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HER Number:MDV74339
Name:Enclosure at Brickyard Copse


A possible enclosure is visible as a crop mark at Brickyard Copse


Grid Reference:SY 055 954
Map Sheet:SY09NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWhimple
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHIMPLE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Undated curvilinear enclosure north west of Laurel Copse

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Full description

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

A possible crop mark is visible on the Millenium Map aerial photography at Brickyard Copse.

Lampard, R., 2008, Crop Mark at Brickyard Copse (Correspondence). SDV340380.

A mark on the 'High in the Sky' series of photographs, which may represent the outline of the excavation ditch for a henge monument. Other details: Sketch Plan attached.

Griffith, F. M., 2008, Crop Mark at Brickyard Copse (Personal Comment). SDV340381.

The crop mark is unclear, but is a conceivable enclosure.

Glover, F., 2008, Crop Mark at Brickyard Copse (Correspondence). SDV340382.

The crop mark is likely to be agricultural marks, where the turning circle of machinery leaves more of an impression at the corners.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV340380Correspondence: Lampard, R.. 2008. Crop Mark at Brickyard Copse. Letter to the Historic Environment Service. A4 Stapled.
SDV340381Personal Comment: Griffith, F. M.. 2008. Crop Mark at Brickyard Copse. Not Applicable.
SDV340382Correspondence: Glover, F.. 2008. Crop Mark at Brickyard Copse. Letter + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 24 2008 10:31AM