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HER Number:MDV8480
Name:ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Cheriton Bishop


Sub-rectangular enclosure (leng 100m, widt 70m) shown as cropmark on cuc ap. Inner and outer ditch. Point of entrance unclear site lies on top of spur (cuc aph).


Grid Reference:SX 764 931
Map Sheet:SX79SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCheriton Bishop
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHERITON BISHOP

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric or Romano-British double ditched, sub-rectangular enclosure north east of Sunny Cottages

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SE/8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Lower Palaeolithic to Roman - 698000 BC to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=29/4/1982 (os) the position is on a slight west slope on crest of spur. No visible remains. Area under pasture.

Cambridge University Collection, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38075.

Sub-rectangular enclosure (leng 100m, widt 70m) shown as cropmark on cuc ap. Inner and outer ditch. Point of entrance unclear site lies on top of spur (cuc aph).

Woolner, D. H., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38076.

An undated letter, circa 1960's, from mrs woolner to lady fox, describes a visit to the site, tithe map name 'cadley cott'. South side just visible as a low ploughed down bank. At present under pasture, but ploughed within last two years (woolner).

NMR CITING MILLER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38078.

Double ditched rectilinear enclosure with possible e-facing entrance. Probably prehistoric or roman (nmr citing miller).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV38079.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38080.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV38081.

Aph=west air photography 28678/(nd)oblique/copy in smr.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV38082.

Aph=dap/cv 1,2(20/7/1984).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV38083.

Aph=dap/da 6,7(21/7/1984).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38084.

Des=woolner, d. /letter(nd)in smr.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV38085.

Aph=cuc/qe 92-95(26/6/1955)/qe 92 in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38086.

Des=miller, a. /(21/2/1996)/rchme ap primary recording project.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV38087.


Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV38075Migrated Record: Cambridge University Collection.
SDV38076Migrated Record: Woolner, D. H..
SDV38078Migrated Record: NMR CITING MILLER.
SDV38079Aerial Photograph:
SDV38080Migrated Record:
SDV38081Aerial Photograph:
SDV38082Aerial Photograph:
SDV38083Aerial Photograph:
SDV38084Migrated Record:
SDV38085Aerial Photograph:
SDV38086Migrated Record:
SDV38087Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM