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Title:Stoke Hill Signal Station
Originator:Department of Environment
Summary:Vis=-/-/1954 (?) (ancient monuments) double rectangle of earthwork, just visible on the ground, which is under cultivation. Formerly a golf course. Earthworks consisted of an outer sub-rectangular ditched enclosure about 122m across, and an inner one circa 30.5m overall, more or less centrally placed on the hill-crest. Excavations by fox and ravenhill 1956-7. The inner defences were sectioned, and much of the inner enclosure stripped. The inner enclosure, measuring 36.6m (n-s)by 37.8m (e-w) had an internal clay rampart (3.5 - 4.5m wide),'v'-shaped ditch (2.5m-3m wide, and 1.5-1.8m deep) and counter-scarp bank of clay and shale. Clay sods were probably used to revet the rampart.

Associated Monuments (1)

MDV10188Stoke Hill Signal Station, 575 metres west of Rolleston Farm, Pennsylvania Road, Exeter (Monument)