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HER Number:MDV9439
Name:Roman Road at Uton Quarry, Crediton Hamlets

Summary

The remains of a derelict road can be seen at an old quarry to the west of Uton. It is about 10 feet wide, partly terraced and partly embanked. Where cut by a modern track, it can be seen to comprise two layers of stone with a layer of earth between.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 824 986
Map Sheet:SX89NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton Hamlets
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX89NW/15

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Margary, I. D., 1967, Roman Roads in Britain, 120-121 (Monograph). SDV24025.

The remains of a derelict road can be seen at an old quarry to the west of Uton. It is about 10 feet wide, partly terraced and partly embanked. Where cut by a modern track, it can be seen to comprise two layers of stone with a layer of earth between.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Site of old quarry shown but not marked as such.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24025Monograph: Margary, I. D.. 1967. Roman Roads in Britain. Roman Roads in Britain. Hardback Volume. 120-121.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #57446 Location derived from SDV24025, ]

Associated Monuments

MDV18517Related to: Roman Road to south of Crediton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 10 2019 3:46PM