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HER Number:MDV124612
Name:Boundary bank in Hisley Wood, south of Gradner Rocks


Bank recorded south of the rocks; associated with Boveycombe Farm.


Grid Reference:SX 780 802
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY BANK (Unknown date)

Full description

Natural England Volunteers, 2009-2015, Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey, H13 (Worksheet). SDV350591.

Visited 06/11/2015. Boundary bank recorded in wood at SX 78090 80215. Bank is very evident at this point. A steep slope down to logging track with a containing wire fence that has created a leaf-mould bank. Stone and earth retaining bank between Lower Hisley and Bovey Combe, where grass fields come to the heavily wooded steep slope (not a dry stone wall).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350591Worksheet: Natural England Volunteers. 2009-2015. Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey. Natural England Archaeological Survey. Worksheet. H13. [Mapped feature: #114962 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28071Related to: Boveycombe Farmstead, Lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6071 - East Devon Natural Nature Reserve and surrounds Archaeological Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2019 12:32PM