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HER Number:MDV119029
Name:Prehistoric Enclosure and Bank at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy

Summary

Prehistoric enclosure with a bank curving west in a field associated with Cadworthy Farm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 547 644
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of Bronze Age hut circles with associated fragments of enclosure walls and field boundaries north-west of Lower Cadworthy farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/121
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (LANEBA to Early Iron Age - 2300 BC to 700 BC (Between))

Full description

Berry, N., 2005, Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon, Sites 010-011, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory (Report - Survey). SDV360144.

Prehistoric bank 80 metres long by up to 2 metres wide and up to 1 metre high. The feature is likely to be part of a Prehistoric enclosure. At the eastern end of this bank is a sub-circular enclosure with 50 metres of bank which is 2 metres wide by up to 1.5 metres high. These two Prehistoric features may be contemporary and associated with with the group of hut circles to the north.


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

Curving linear feature visible on aerial photograph with a sub-circular enclosure at the eastern end.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #78328 ]
SDV360144Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2005. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon. National Trust Report. A4 Comb Bound. Sites 010-011, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory.

Associated Monuments

MDV2373Related to: Cairn with Cist on Wigford Down, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119021Related to: Clearance Cairn on in south-west corner of a Field at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119020Related to: Clearance Cairn on west side of a Field at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119022Related to: Clearance Cairns in western half of a Field at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV19422Related to: Corn Ditch to the south of Wigford Down, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119026Related to: Former Field Boundaries at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119023Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119042Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119044Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119047Related to: Former Field Boundary at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119043Related to: Holloway to fields at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV40210Related to: Hut Circle next to Cornditch at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV2219Related to: Parallel reave system on Wigford Down (Monument)
MDV119045Related to: Two Clearance Cairns at Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7251 - Lower Cadworthy Farm: Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey

Date Last Edited:May 10 2019 4:10PM