MDE20704 - Undated enclosure on Kentisbury Down (Monument)


A D shaped enclosure with smaller subsidiary features was noted on aerial photographs but could not be seen during a site visit.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Kentisbury Down. Vegetational marks and possibly low banks forming a "D" shaped enclosure with a circular feature on the northwestern corner and a rectangular feature on the northeastern corner. [1,2] During a site visit in June 1981 it was noted that no visible traces of these features were visible. The land has been improved. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980 3098 (April 1947).
  • <2> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6343C.
  • <3> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. Site visit on 18 June 1981, Worksheet, S Timms, 15 September 1981.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17958
  • Devon SMR: SS64SW/41
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)



Grid reference Centred SS 6382 4333 (55m by 52m)
Map sheet SS64SW

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Record last edited

Apr 12 2021 9:57PM


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