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HER Number:MDV120954
Name:Lynchets west of Lakemoor, West Buckfastleigh


Two areas of field boundary north and west of Lakemoor, thought to be lynchets (roughly north-south alignment).


Grid Reference:SX 696 677
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LYNCHET (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

McCrone, P., 1996, Letter regarding boundary in field in West Buckfastleigh, Sketch included (Correspondence). SDV174490.

Lynchets west of Lakemoor. Two areas of field boundary north and west of Lakemoor, thought to by lynchets (roughly north-south alignment). One to the west marked as being 1.5 metres (see sketch plan).

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Field boundaries extant on modern mapping. The western boundary no longer continues to the north however (see MDV55331).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV174490Correspondence: McCrone, P.. 1996. Letter regarding boundary in field in West Buckfastleigh. Letter. Unknown. Sketch included. [Mapped features: #80197 ; #80198 ]
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV55331Related to: Field boundaries north of Moorside Cottage, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV113200Related to: Lakemoor Farm, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2018 9:59AM