MDE20943 - Possible undated enclosure on Pig Hill (Monument)

Summary

Low banks forming long curving boundarieshave been noted on aerial photographs. These may represent field boundaries as part of MMO480, but have also been interpreted as an irregular D shaped enclosure.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Low banks forming long curving boundaries on Pig Hill are visible on aerial photographs. [1-3] An aerial photograph dating to 1979 shows an irregular D shaped enclosure pendant from a boundary bank. [4] The feature has been recorded as part of the wider medieval field system (MMO480) by the National Mapping Programme. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980 4075 (April 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM/13/074 (May 1977).
  • <3> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7544A.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR SS7544:SF 1459/391 (1 March 1979) in Devon HER.
  • <5>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183. [Mapped feature: #47304 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7553 4400 (143m by 189m)
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 21632
  • Devon SMR: SS74SE/38

Record last edited

Jun 16 2021 4:01PM

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