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HER Number:MDV112869
Name:Possible strip cultivation on Halsanger Common

Summary

Three short, fragmentary lines of small, turf covered stones near the settlement at Water Rushes, are possible evidence of strip cultivation

Location

Grid Reference:SX 742 740
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STRIP FIELD? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Three short, fragmentary lines of small, turf covered stones near the settlement at Water Rushes, are possible evidence of strip cultivation at SX74258 74088. Condition is stable.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor survey - extra HER sites and updates (Un-published). SDV358740.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV358740Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor survey - extra HER sites and updates. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 61. [Mapped feature: #2953 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV20677Related to: Longhouse 340 metres south-east of Cold East Cross (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6433 - Assessment of Halsanger Common, Horridge Common and Rippon Tor
  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2016 1:41PM