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HER Number:MDV103183
Name:Earthwork 30 metres north of Kennick Reservoir


Remains of a possible rectangular agricultural building within the western edge of Laployd Plantation, north of Kennick Reservoir.


Grid Reference:SX 800 849
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • AGRICULTURAL BUILDING? (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1900 AD? (Between))

Full description

Shame, S., 1994, Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon, 1, A1 (Report - Survey). SDV360483.

Rectangular earthwork (visible as a depression) cut(?) into the bottom of the south-western slope, approximately 15 by 8 metres. Possibly the remains of an agricultural building.
Within Laployd Plantation, this feature lies in an area of mature conifers with obscuring ground cover consisting of brambles, nettle, bracken and grass.

Richards, A. F., 2012, Laployd Woods Survey sites (Personal Comment). SDV350603.

This feature is not visible on either the historic mapping or aerial photography available.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350603Personal Comment: Richards, A. F.. 2012. Laployd Woods Survey sites. Not Applicable.
SDV360483Report - Survey: Shame, S.. 1994. Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 1, A1. [Mapped feature: #62671 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV120078Related to: Granite gate posts east of Kennick Reservoir (Monument)
MDV120080Related to: Granite gate posts east of Kennick Reservoir (Monument)
MDV120079Related to: Granite gate posts north of Beacon Plantation (Monument)
MDV103184Related to: Granite gate posts north of Kennick Reservoir (Monument)
MDV9347Related to: Kennick Reservoir (Monument)
MDV103185Related to: Trough west of Laployd Plantation (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7432 - Archaeological survey of woodland around Kennick and Tottiford Reservoirs

Date Last Edited:Oct 23 2017 12:36PM