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HER Number:MDV8493
Name:REDOUBT in the Parish of Dunsford

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SX 794 920
Map Sheet:SX79SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDunsford
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Historic parkland asociated with Great Fulford and prehistoric oval enclosure at Greenlane Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SE/17
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REDOUBT (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Northerly one of two redoubts at great fulford. Vis=2/5/1953.(os). This redoubt is similar to the southerly one but is encompassed by a small wood. It does not overlook great fulford house but guards a possible approach. Civil war fortification. The house was besieged for ten days and subsequently used as a base.(delderfield). Vis=30/3/1982 (os). One of two small earthworks overlookingthe approaches to great fulford. Only documentary reference is os 25" 1885. Too small for the use of large cannon. Subsequently mutilated.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV285376.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV285377.

Lysons, d. S. /magna britannia/devon/2(1822)172.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV285378.

Delderfield, e. R. /west country historic houses/1(1968)65.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV285379.

Andriette, e. A. /devon and exeter in the civil war/(1971)157-8.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV285376Migrated Record:
SDV285377Migrated Record:
SDV285378Migrated Record:
SDV285379Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV54733Part of: Great Fulford Park (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 10 2018 4:03PM