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HER Number:MDV12741
Name:Potato cave near Deancombe Farm

Summary

Possible collapsed potato cave or mine adit in field south of Deancombe farm. There are holes in the ground surface of the field at this point. They are partially filled with stone but appear to contain considerable cavities. A narrow gully resembling an adit 'tail' leads from this area south-westwards towards the Narrator Brook.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 579 686
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/226

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HULL? (Constructed, XV to Post Medieval - 1401 AD? to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T., 1981, Additional Note to Burrator Survey, 6/2/1981 (Worksheet). SDV252516.

Possible collapsed potato cave or mine adit in field south of Deancombe Farm. There are holes in the ground surface of the field at this point. They are partially filled with stone but appear to contain considerable cavities. A narrow gully resembling an adit 'tail' leads from this area south-westwards towards the Narrator Brook.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV252516Worksheet: Greeves, T.. 1981. Additional Note to Burrator Survey. 6/2/1981. [Mapped feature: #4638 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12725Related to: Deserted farmstead at Deancombe (Monument)
MDV12726Related to: Potato cave near Deancombe Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2018 10:11AM