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HER Number:MDV120056
Name:Trial pit in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy

Summary

Small pit at the eastern end of the plantation, which may have been a trial pit or may have been associated with the nearby platform.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 529 668
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRIAL PIT (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1899 AD? (Between))

Full description

Everett, C., 1978, Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park, 14, Map 13, OP31 (Report - Survey). SDV360464.

OP31 SX 5295 6688. Small pit at the eastern end of the plantation, which may have been a trial pit or may have been associated with the nearby platform.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360464Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1978. Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 14, Map 13, OP31. [Mapped feature: #79358 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV120057Related to: Platform in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV2345Related to: South Yeoland Consols Mine (Monument)
MDV34217Related to: Warren in Olderwood Plantation (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7398 - Condition survey of Olderwood Plantation
  • EDV7426 - Archaeological survey of woodlands near Olderwood Plantation

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2017 12:27PM