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HER Number:MDV75610
Name:Structure in Field south of Swain Close, Axminster


Structure visible on 1940s aerial photgraph, at south end of field to west of former allotments. Not shown on Ordnance Survey maps, precise date and function unknown.


Grid Reference:SY 296 978
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STRUCTURE (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Not applicable))

Full description

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

Exeter Archaeology, 2008, Archaeological Assessment of Land off Duke's Way, Axminster, Devon, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV342566.

Structure visible at south end of field to west (of allotments), on 1948 aerial photograph. Not shown on maps of 1905 or 1967. No evidence of a structure was found in this area during site visit. Other details: Site 9.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342566Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of Land off Duke's Way, Axminster, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 08.24. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #102693 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4523 - Archaeological Assessment of Land off Duke's Way, Axminster, Devon

Date Last Edited:Jan 20 2012 12:20PM