Enclosure and Field System on the North Side of Cheverton Down, Immediately East of Rowborough Bottom
Isle of Wight
We don't have any photos of this monument yet.
County Council (Unitary)
Isle of Wight Council
Isle of Wight
SE448448 (444833, 84595)
The nearest postcode is an aid to location, and does not necessarily reflect the actual address of the monument. Most scheduled monuments are not occupied buildings and have no postal address or postcode of their own. In rural and coastal areas, the nearest geocodable postal address may be several miles away.
An earthwork enclosure and field system lying on the northern slope of Cheverton Down immediately south of Fern Bottom. The rectangular earthwork enclosure, the longer sides of which are aligned NNW-SSE, lies within the eastern part of an extensive field system. The lower part of the field system is defined by a substantial lynchet which, within the area of the monument, is associated with additional cross slope lynchets and downslope banks. These, together with some substantial but more dispersed sections of bank, define an extensive area of enclosure for cultivation. The lower lynchet extends beyond the eastern and western limits of the monument but, in these areas it is unassociated with any further recorded elements of field system and is not included within the scheduling. Scheduled.
We don't have any user-contributed notes about this monument yet. Do you know anything about it that you can tell us? Add your contribution here.