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HER Number:MDV112775
Name:Cutting on Mountsland Common

Summary

A 20 metre long, elongated cutting has cut through an earlier enclosure wall on Mountsland Common. The cutting is open on the south end and has spoil heaps on either side. Purpose and date unknown but probably recent.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 753 739
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DITCH (Modern - 1751 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 61 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Cutting - purpose unknown
A 20m, elongated cutting has cut through an earlier enclosure wall on Mountsland Common. The cutting is open on the south end and has spoil heaps on either side. Purpose and date unknown but probably recent. Condition is Stable. SX75351 73966


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites (Un-published). SDV358733.

First recording of this feature; see main report for detail.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV358733Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites. Digital. [Mapped feature: #2942 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 61.

Associated Monuments

MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2016 1:24PM