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HER Number:MDV9962
Name:Cropmarks at Nutwell, Woodbury


Cropmarks visible on 1999-2000 aerial photograph in a field called Blacklands on the 19th century Tithe Map. Amorphous linear and area anomalies were recorded during a geophysical survey which correspond with the cropmarks. The nature of the cropmarks is unknown.


Grid Reference:SX 991 855
Map Sheet:SX98NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoodbury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWOODBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 447865
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98NE/33
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROPMARK (Unknown date)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV114047.

Vis=15/9/1982 (os) the field is under stubble and grass and the flattish area indicated revealed no remains. The field at sx99208570 revealed nothing.


Weddell, P. J., 1978, Cropmarks (Worksheet). SDV114046.

Cropmarks near lympstone. Vis=12/7/1978 (weddell,p. J. ) cropmarks in field of barley next to the exmouth road. Noted from the ground. Field called "blacklands" on tithe map. Very distinct differential growth though crop not ripe. Marks mainly confirmed to north end of the field, but continued into field opposite.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Cropmarks are visible on the Millenium Map aerial photography.

Sabin, D. + Donaldson, K., 2006, Aylesbeare to Kenn, Devon Gas Pipeline: Magnetometer Survey Part I for Cotswold Archaeology, 13, Fig. 34 (Report - Geophysical Survey). SDV347982.

Linear and area anomalies recorded in plot 12.01 which correlate with cropmarks. The amorphous nature of the anomalies, however, prevents a confident statement of their archaeological potential.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV114046Worksheet: Weddell, P. J.. 1978. Cropmarks. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV114047Migrated Record:
SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV347982Report - Geophysical Survey: Sabin, D. + Donaldson, K.. 2006. Aylesbeare to Kenn, Devon Gas Pipeline: Magnetometer Survey Part I for Cotswold Archaeology. Archaeological Surveys Ltd. 147. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 13, Fig. 34.

Associated Monuments

MDV113974Related to: Archaeological Features between Aylesbeare and Kenn (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5430 - Geophysical Survey on Gas Pipeline, Aylesbeare to Kenn

Date Last Edited:Dec 11 2019 12:41PM