MDE21798 - Possible medieval subcircular platform above Wild Pear Beach (Monument)

Summary

A subcircular platform may have medieval agricultural origins or may represent a natural feature.

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Full Description

Possible medieval sub-circular platform 6 metres by 4 metres with a 0.6 metres rear scarp set on a slope above Wild Pear Beach. The feature is probably of agricultural origin but may be natural. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Berry, N.. 2002. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of West Challacombe Farm, Combe Martin, Devon. National Trust SMR number 100911.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 5840 4767 (24m by 23m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS54NE
Civil Parish COMBE MARTIN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 65796
  • Devon SMR: SS54NE/178
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA148443

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:05PM

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