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HER Number:MDV25636
Name:FIELD SYSTEM in the Parish of Buckland Monachorum

Summary

Field system on roborough down attached to the modern field system to the south-east. Five definite fields defined. Western extremity sx51106445. Eastern extremity sx51806480. Long straggling boundary leaves rectangular field of this system (sx51506487) + travels south-west towards field system crf:sx56sw/108. Probably also associated with field system crf:sx56sw/112 (rchm app 1985). Vis=10/8/1985 (gray). Three or more fields. Field has walls 0.5m high and 1m wide and was cut by the plymouth leat in the 16th century, the other wall is 0.5m high - maximum and 2m wide also cut by leat. A ditch runs alongside the walls (gray).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 513 646
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of the World War II RAF Harrowbeer airfield, as well as remains of a probable medieval field system and farmstead, tin working remains and sections of the Devonport and Plymouth Leats, as well as part of the Plymouth and

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/109
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV266261.

Aph=raf 106g uk 1190 3196,4195(24/2/1946).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV266262.

Des=gray, v. /parish checklist.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV3506.

Field system on roborough down attached to the modern field system to the south-east. Five definite fields defined. Western extremity sx51106445. Eastern extremity sx51806480. Long straggling boundary leaves rectangular field of this system (sx51506487) + travels south-west towards field system crf:sx56sw/108. Probably also associated with field system crf:sx56sw/112 (rchm app 1985). Vis=10/8/1985 (gray). Three or more fields. Field has walls 0.5m high and 1m wide and was cut by the plymouth leat in the 16th century, the other wall is 0.5m high - maximum and 2m wide also cut by leat. A ditch runs alongside the walls (gray).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Aerial Photograph:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 21 2017 4:46PM