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HER Number:MDV119777
Name:Possible cultivation ridges on Henlake Down

Summary

Visible on the lidar data (and also 1940s aerial photographs), these run broadly east-west with one apparently associated north-south ridge. May be associated with earthwork banks on the western side of Henlake Down and / or the enclosure on the south side of the Down.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 633 571
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling and earthworks of Bronze Age hut circles and cairns, along with cultivation ridges and a medieval or later sub-rectangular enclosure on Henlake Down

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CULTIVATION MARKS (Bronze Age - 2200 BC? to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Some of these cultivation marks are visible on the 1940s aerial photographs.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Visible on the lidar data (and also 1940s aerial photographs), these run broadly east-west with one apparently associated north-south ridge. May be associated with earthwork banks on the western side of Henlake Down and / or the enclosure on the south side of the Down.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped features: #79065 ; #79066 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV126823Part of: Field system on Henlake Down, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV28581Related to: CAIRN in the Parish of Cornwood (Monument)
MDV28583Related to: Earthwork banks on Henlake Down (Monument)
MDV28582Related to: Hut circle settlement on Henlake Down (Monument)
MDV2854Related to: Sub-rectangular enclosure on Henlake Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2019 10:20AM