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HER Number:MDV116378
Name:Medieval Ridge and Furrow south of Prehistoric Settlement south-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington

Summary

Evidence of Medieval ridge and furrow running east to west to the south of the Prehistoric settlement to the south-east of Holwell Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 752 774
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CORN DITCH (IV to XV - 400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • RIDGE AND FURROW (IV to XV - 400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • HOLLOW WAY (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD? (Between))

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 20, Figure 1.4, Map 1 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Area of ridge and furrow shown on plan running north-west to south-east within the Prehistoric settlement to the north. Two 'bank and ditch' running west to east shown in this area.


Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 13, Figure 7 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Area of ridge and furrow shown on plan with the remains of a Medieval cornditch along the southern side. The curved section of cornditch has stone facing visible in places and extends from the tramway near Rubble Heap Quarry east to the crest of the Becka Brook valley. A later hollow trackway runs east through the ridge and furrpw and may be traced down to the Becka Brook.


Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Area of ridge and furrow running west to east shown on survey. A track is shown running east to west through the area of ridge and furrow towards the Prehistoric settlement to the west of Holwell Tor.


English Heritage, 2005, Medieval Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345602.

Up to eight rows of Medieval ridge and furrow visible on survey aligned west to east and curving to the south.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 20, Figure 1.4, Map 1.
SDV345602Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Medieval Survey Information. English Heritage Report. Digital. [Mapped feature: #75700 ]
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 13, Figure 7.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV8108Related to: Medieval building south-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Building)
MDV8109Related to: Medieval building south-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Building)
MDV8110Related to: Medieval enclosure south-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV8107Related to: Settlement south-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Dec 16 2016 4:28PM