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HER Number:MDV103572
Name:Cudlipptown Lower Reave


Reave running east-west across Cudlipptown Down with a Bronze Age hut circle settlement attached on the southern side. May extend further west than currently indicated on map.


Grid Reference:SX 542 792
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of a bronze age settlement along a reave as well as a medieval field system and two farmsteads and post-medieval or earlier tin streamworking remains and trial pits on Cudlipptown Down

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REAVE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC)

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 94, Map 31.15 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Butler depicts reave extending further to the west but this is less clear on the aerial photography.

Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Reave visible on the aerial photography, with settlement adjoining on the southern side.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 94, Map 31.15.
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital. [Mapped feature: #63079 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV26292Related to: Building in farmland to the north of White Tor (Building)
MDV26288Related to: Enclosure on Cudlipptown Down (Monument)
MDV103571Related to: Field system on north Cudlipptown Down (Monument)
MDV12801Related to: Hut circle settlement on Cudlipptown Down (Monument)
MDV56612Related to: Medieval field system surrounding Butworthy (Monument)
MDV103664Related to: Reave on Cudlipptown Down (Monument)
MDV26298Related to: Tin pits north of White Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Sep 23 2016 4:48PM