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HER Number:MDV120057
Name:Platform in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy

Summary

The indistinct remains of a small platform lie immediately to the north of a forest track and may have been the footing for machinery. Possibly associated with possible trial pit (MDV120056) nearby. Approximately 12 metres along the track and 8 metres wide.

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

  • PLATFORM (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, OP32 (Report - Survey). SDV360464.

OP32 SX 5294 6687. Platform. The indistinct remains of a small platform lie immediately to the north of a forest track and may have been the footing for machinery. Possibly associated with OP31 (trial pit?) nearby. Approximately 12 metres along the track and 8 metres wide.

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, OP32. [Mapped feature: #79359 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2345Related to: South Yeoland Consols Mine (Monument)
MDV120056Related to: Trial pit in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (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 12:30PM