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HER Number:MDV81252
Name:A linear earthwork on The Warren, Hartland

Summary

A low linear earthwork feature is visible on Lidar of The Warren, Hartland. It might be the remains of a former field boundary or pillow mound of medieval or post-medieval date

Location

Grid Reference:SS 227 250
Map Sheet:SS22NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Archaeological cropmarks and earthworks, including a pillow mound on former clifftop Warren, west of Hartland Abbey
  • SHINE: Archaeological cropmarks and earthworks, including a pillow mound on former clifftop Warren, west of Hartland Abbey

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLOW MOUND (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Not applicable))

Full description

Environment Agency, 2007, LiDAR data JPEG image (1 metre resolution), D0076495 (Cartographic). SDV349139.

A low earthwork feature of uncertain date and function is visible on The Warren, Hartland. Other details: LIDAR SS2224 Environment Agency D0076495 24-MAR-2007.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S., 2011 - 2012, North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV349018.

A low linear earthwork feature is visible on an Environment Agency Lidar data tile for The Warren, Hartland. The feature resembles a largely levelled earthwork bank, measuring up to 12 metres wide and nearly 200 metres long. The date and function of this feature are unclear. Possible interpretations could include a former field boundary bank or a large but levelled pillow mound or artificial rabbit burrow.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349018Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S.. 2011 - 2012. North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. ACD383/2/1. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV349139Cartographic: Environment Agency. 2007. LiDAR data JPEG image (1 metre resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. D0076495. [Mapped feature: #108003 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6132 - North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty NMP Project

Date Last Edited:Jun 1 2018 6:09PM