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HER Number:MDV119581
Name:Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy

Summary

Prehistoric pound visible as a squarish enclosure on aerial photographs to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 551 646
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Faint earthwork remains of a prehistoric pound and associated field system north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm
  • SHINE: Faint earthwork remains of a prehistoric pound and associated field system north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm

Other References/Statuses

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

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POUND (LANEBA to VII - 2300 BC to 700 AD)

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Northern section shown on 19th century Meavy Tithe Map.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Northern section shown on 19th century map.


Berry, N., 2005, Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon, Sites 61, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory (Report - Survey). SDV360144.

Large almost circular enclosure set in the north-east corner of Field Number 809 on the Tithe Map. The north-east boundary of the field has encircled the upper boundary of the enclosure while the lower boundary of the pound is a substantial earthwork up to 2 metres high. The pound is circa 50 metres in diameter. There are no internal features apart from a stone dump in the north-west corner. It is one of several Prehistoric features in this part of the property.


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

Squarish enclosure visible on aerial photograph.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Northern section shown on modern mapping. Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #78843 ]
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360144Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2005. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon. National Trust Report. A4 Comb Bound. Sites 61, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory.

Associated Monuments

MDV119584Related to: Bank to the west of the Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119592Related to: Enclosure to the east of the Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV12898Related to: Higher Cadworthy Farmstead, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119589Related to: Linear Earthworks to the north-east of the Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV77828Related to: Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119586Related to: Mound to the north of the Pound to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7251 - Lower Cadworthy Farm: Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey
  • EDV5292 - Survey of buildings at Lower Cadworthy, Meavy

Date Last Edited:May 10 2019 3:57PM