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HER Number:MDV128352
Name:Land parcels east of Norsworthy Plantation


Identified from the historic maps, these land parcels appear likely to have been associated with the blowing mill at Keaglesborough; may have been rough ground.


Grid Reference:SX 573 698
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD (Constructed, Post Medieval - 1540 AD (Between) to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Plots 979-981 are depicted on the 1840s Walkhampton Tithe Map; named 'Keagles Borough', 'Higher Keagles Borough', and 'Plain Field' respectively. Owned by Sir Ralph Lopes, occupied by Walter Andrew.

Williams, C., 2020, Keaglesborough / Gnantham notes, Walkhampton (Interpretation). SDV363687.

These fields are all named Keaglesborough and may have been rough ground associated with the mine sett of Keaglesborough during its open beam period of working (Kingsett Gert).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV363687Interpretation: Williams, C.. 2020. Keaglesborough / Gnantham notes, Walkhampton. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV35575Related to: Keaglesborough Mine, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV42417Related to: Keaglesborough openworks, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV128361Related to: Land parcels east of Keaglesborough Mine (Monument)
MDV128353Related to: Land parcels in Norsworthy Plantation (Monument)
MDV128348Related to: Land parcels south of Keaglesborough Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8351 - Walkhampton Premier Archaeological Landscape; Field Investigation Project
  • EDV8862 - Survey of archaeological sites on SWLT land in the Burrator catchment
  • EDV8863 - Survey of archaeological sites on SWLT land in the Burrator catchment

Date Last Edited:Jun 27 2023 3:42PM