MDE1042 - Prehistoric pottery on Trentishoe Down (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
SS 630 477. A sherd of coarse dark clay, 0.4 inches thick with the remains of an abraded low cordon in applied clay, decorated with diagonal nicks, was found on Trentishoe Down by Mr SF Shutter, after ploughing. It is probably part of a Late Bronze Age or Iron Age vessel and is the first example of pottery of this period to be recorded in North Devon. [1,2] The sherd's current location is unknown.  This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. 
- <1> SMO4578 Monograph: Grinsell, L.V.. 1970. The Archaeology of Exmoor: Bideford Bay to Bridgewater. David and Charles Limited. p205.
- <2> SMO5393 Serial: Devonshire Association. 1862 -. Devonshire Association reports and transactions. Report on the Archaeology and early history of Devon (A Fox), Volume 87 (1955), 324.
- <3> SEM7981 Report: Quinnell, H.. 1998. Later Prehistoric Pottery Survey.
- <4> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 34671, Extant 4 November 2021.
|Grid reference||SS 629 477 (point)|
|Civil Parish||TRENTISHOE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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External Links (2)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=34671 (Original Monarch entry: 34671)
- https://heritagerecords.nationaltrust.org.uk/HBSMR/MonRecord.aspx?uid=MNA107798 (National Trust HER entry: MNA107798)
- Devon SMR Monument ID: 2017
- Devon SMR: SS64NW/4
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20099
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NW9
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- National Trust HER Record: MNA107798
- NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 34671
Record last edited
Nov 4 2021 1:19PM
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