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HER Number:MDV77478
Name:Warren on Braunton Burrows


'Rabbit Warren' marked on Tithe Map.


Grid Reference:SS 45 33
Map Sheet:SS43SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and structural remains of World War II military training features for D-Day Landings on Braunton Burrows

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RABBIT WARREN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Passmore, A. J., 2009, Braunton Burrows Higher Level Environmental Stewardship Scheme. Archaeological Survey 2009, 3 (Report - Survey). SDV344652.

'Rabbit Warren' marked on Tithe Map, the words being written across the southern part of the burrows, extending north to approximately SS350460. No features shown on map. It would be impossible to identify an artificial warren in the dune landscape of the burrows. Unlikely to have extended off the dunes. Other details: Site 71.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344652Report - Survey: Passmore, A. J.. 2009. Braunton Burrows Higher Level Environmental Stewardship Scheme. Archaeological Survey 2009. Exeter Archaeology Report. 09.113. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3. [Mapped feature: #48527 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4737 - Stewardship Scheme Archaeological Survey, Braunton Burrows

Date Last Edited:Jul 7 2017 12:37PM