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HER Number:MDV117258
Name:Post Medieval Field System south-east of Hunter's Tor Hillfort, Lustleigh


Post Medieval ridge and furrow field system to the south-east of Hunter's Tor Hillfort


Grid Reference:SX 763 822
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a prehistoric field system and medieval or later ridge and furrow surrounding the Hunter's Tor hillfort, Lustleigh

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RIDGE AND FURROW (XV to XIX - 1500 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Moore, B., 2004, Hunter's Tor Hillfort, Lustleigh, Devon: an Earthwork Survey, 6-7, Figure 4 (Report - Survey). SDV359867.

Evidence of a field system extending 270 metres to the south of Hunter's Tor hillfort with large field boundaries and pronounced narrow ridging 2.7 metres apart indicative of Post-Medieval agriculture.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359867Report - Survey: Moore, B.. 2004. Hunter's Tor Hillfort, Lustleigh, Devon: an Earthwork Survey. English Heritage. A1/09/2005. A4 Comb Bound. 6-7, Figure 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV8824Related to: Hunter's Tor Camp, Lustleigh (Monument)
MDV8848Related to: Prehistoric Field System around Hunter's Tor Hillfort, Lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6071 - East Devon Natural Nature Reserve and surrounds Archaeological Survey
  • EDV7122 - Hunter's Tor Hillfort, Lustleigh, Devon: an Earthwork Survey (Ref: A1/09/2005)

Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2019 12:16PM