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HER Number:MDV113190
Name:Medieval field boundary on the east slope of the Blackslade Valley

Summary

A short section of an earthen field bank survives to the west of Blackslade Brook, probable of medieval date. Its course is interrupted by a later earthwork leat running approximately north to south.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 738 750
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (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.

A short section of an earthen field bank survives to the west of Blackslade Brook at SX73887 75007, probable of medieval date. Its course is interrupted by a later earthwork leat running approximately north to south. Condition is stable.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor survey - final list of previously unrecorded HER sites (Un-published). SDV359041.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359041Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor survey - final list of previously unrecorded HER sites. 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: #72524 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8041Related to: Halshanger Common Parallel Reave System (Monument)
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 1:48PM