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HER Number:MDV119025
Name:Linear Feature in a Field at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy

Summary

Linear feature which may have Prehistoric origins in a field associated with Cadworthy Farm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 545 642
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/121

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880 - 1899, First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Sub-oval granular feature shown on 19th century map aligned west to east to the west of the field boundary.


Berry, N., 2005, Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Site 007, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory (Report - Survey). SDV360144.

Large scarp aligned east to west along the contour in the south-east corner of the field at Cadworthy farm. The eastern end abuts and extends along the existing field boundary. The scarp is circa 35 metres long by up to 4 metres wide and formed by some natural blocks with the addition of many large and smaller stones. The feature may have Prehistoric origins with many later additions. Map object parly based on this source.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Linear feature visible on aerial photograph. Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
  • Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2005. Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy. National Trust Report. A4 Spiral Bound. Site 007, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory.

Associated Monuments

MDV2373Related to: Cairn with Cist on Wigford Down, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119021Related to: Clearance Cairn on in south-west corner of a Field at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119020Related to: Clearance Cairn on west side of a Field at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119022Related to: Clearance Cairns in western half of a Field at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV19422Related to: CORN DITCH in the Parish of Meavy (Monument)
MDV2219Related to: Field system on Wigford Down (Monument)
MDV119026Related to: Former Field Boundaries at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119023Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119042Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119044Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119047Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119043Related to: Holloway to fields at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV40210Related to: Hut Circle next to Cornditch at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119045Related to: Two Clearance Cairns at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7251 - Lower Cadworthy Farm: Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 28 2017 1:35PM