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HER Number:MDV748
Name:Enclosure near Tongue Gate Cross, Mariansleigh


D-shaped enclosure shown as crop mark on aerial photograph, western side being straight edge. Entrance in south side.


Grid Reference:SS 747 211
Map Sheet:SS72SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMariansleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARIANSLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72SW/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Silvester, R. J., Enclosure (Worksheet). SDV338569.

Plot of CUC/ZT 47.

National Monuments Record, NMR SS7421 (Aerial Photograph). SDV338566.

Griffith, F. M., Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV338567.

Entrance on south side. Maximum dimensions very approximately 40m north-south, 20m east-west, with the western edge being the straight side.

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Not visible on RAF aerial photo, which is hazy.

Cambridge University, 1959, CUC/ZT, 46-47 (Aerial Photograph). SDV224838.

Enclosure with entrance shown as cropmark. One side straight, two others curved giving rounded triangular shape. Other details: 46 in HER, 47 at Exeter University.

Wessex Archaeology, 2007, Historic Environment Audit of Devon County Farms. Pilot Project. Results of Southacott Farm, Meshaw, South Molton, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV338570.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV224838Aerial Photograph: Cambridge University. 1959. CUC/ZT. Cambridge University Collection of Aerial Photographs. Unknown. 46-47.
SDV338566Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. NMR SS7421. Unknown.
SDV338567Personal Comment: Griffith, F. M.. Not Applicable.
SDV338569Worksheet: Silvester, R. J.. Enclosure. Worksheet.
SDV338570Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2007. Historic Environment Audit of Devon County Farms. Pilot Project. Results of Southacott Farm, Meshaw, South Molton. Wessex Archaeology Report. 64350.15. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV744Related to: Cross south of St Rumon's Parish Church (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 31 2007 12:59PM