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HER Number:MDV118867
Name:Medieval Field Boundaries to the south of Bennet's Cross at Headland Warren, North Bovey

Summary

Remains of two field boundaries forming part of a Medieval field system to the south of Bennet's Cross associated with Medieval settlement in Headland Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 679 814
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (XII to XV - 1200 AD to 1450 AD)

Full description

Newman , P., 2001, Headland Warren Part 2: Medieval Settlement and Enclosures, 6, Figure 2-3 (Report - Survey). SDV360131.

To the north of the tinwork at the head of the Redwater valley and south of Bennet's Cross the approximate axis of a hedge-bank to the south is continued by a substantial tinners' leat which has a large upcast bank which runs north to meet another abandoned field boundary. There are two tinners' reservoirs built into this leat. It seems likely that the leat adopted the course of a former field boundary. Map object mostly based on this source.


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

Short section of Medieval field boundary shown on survey. Map object partly based on this source.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Linear feature running north to south on aerial photograph. Map object partly based on this source.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1021340 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

During the Medieval period much of Headland Warren was enclosed by a series of fields many of which would have been associated with the farmstead at NGR SX 68488076. The farmstead includes at least two longhouses and associated enclosures.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345602Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Medieval Survey Information. English Heritage Report. Digital.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1021340.
SDV360131Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2001. Headland Warren Part 2: Medieval Settlement and Enclosures. English Heritage. A1/20/2001. A4 Comb Bound. 6, Figure 2-3.

Associated Monuments

MDV118818Part of: Medieval Settlement within Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV6549Related to: Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118933Related to: Medieval Enclosure north-west of Headland Warren Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118934Related to: Medieval Enclosures north of Headland Warren Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118821Related to: Medieval Enclosures within the Settlement at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118932Related to: Medieval Field Boundaries running south to the Challacombe Wall at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118869Related to: Medieval Field Boundaries to the south of Birch Tor at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118930Related to: Medieval Field Boundaries to the south of Headland Warren Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118929Related to: Medieval Field Boundaries to the south-west of Birch Tor and Vitifer Tin Mine at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118870Related to: Medieval Field Boundaries to the south-west of Vitifer Mine at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118868Related to: Medieval Field Boundary along the northern boundary of Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118935Related to: Medieval Field Boundary to the north-east of Birch Tor at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118862Related to: Medieval Field System to the north of the Settlement at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118865Related to: Medieval Field System to the north-west of the Redwater valley at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118864Related to: Medieval Field System to the south of the Settlement at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118819Related to: Medieval Longhouse within the Settlement at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118820Related to: Medieval Longhouse within the Settlement at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118931Related to: Medieval Lynchet running 250 metres south to the Challacombe Wall at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7139 - Headland Warren Survey (Ref: A1/20/2001)

Date Last Edited:Apr 7 2017 12:01PM