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HER Number:MDV120154
Name:Field boundaries in woods north-west of Trenchford Reservoir


A number of the boundaries depicted on the 19th century historic maps no longer survive. Woodland survey in 1994 noted some remaining sections of boundary.


Grid Reference:SX 799 828
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

A number of field boundaries are depicted on the late 19th century historic map, many of which are no longer surviving.

Shame, S., 1994, Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon, Kennick, Y3-5, AA1 (Report - Survey). SDV360483.

Remains of field boundaries noted from SX7992 8279 to SX8000 8283. Also structural remains noted at SX8016 8280, approximately SX8011 8290 and SX7998 8268 that may also be associated with old field boundaries.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped features: #79426 ; #79427 ]
SDV360483Report - Survey: Shame, S.. 1994. Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. Kennick, Y3-5, AA1.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7432 - Archaeological survey of woodland around Kennick and Tottiford Reservoirs

Date Last Edited:Nov 3 2017 9:23AM