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HER Number:MDV25196
Name:Trackway running from Buckland Beacon towards Bowden

Summary

Disused trackways running towards Bowden from Buckland Beacon. Not an openwork as previously described. A track or route way running east to west across Welstor Common which was associated with others that continue west over Buckland Common. The track comprises a sinuous gully of up to 7 metres wide. The eastern end has been partly effaced by modern land clearance.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 737 733
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/176

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 1381 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Track shows up clearly on the aerial photographs. Map object based on this source.


National Monuments Record, 1977, SX7373, 6 (Aerial Photograph). SDV293318.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Linear openwork aligned east-west, associated with another openwork to the west (MDV25197).


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 52, figure 18 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Disused trackways running towards Bowden from Buckland Beacon. Not an openwork as previously described. A track or route way running east to west across Welstor Common which was associated with others that continue west over Buckland Common. The track comprises a sinuous gully of up to 7 metres wide. The eastern end has been partly effaced by modern land clearance. Condition is stable, with legacy damage. SX73700 73380.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1381.
  • Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. SX7373. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 6.
  • Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
  • Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 52, figure 18.
  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV25197Related to: Trackways across Buckland Common (Monument)
MDV25202Related to: Wall running across Buckland Common, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:May 31 2016 12:38PM