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HER Number:MDV12858
Name:Enclosure north-east of Standon Farm Peter Tavy

Summary

Enclosure shown as 'Down Field' on 19th century Tithe Map to the north-east of Standon farmstead

Location

Grid Reference:SX 547 815
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a probable prehistoric enclosure fossilised as field, in moorland on west slope of Standon Hill

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/73
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Full description

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

Enclosure shown on 19th century map.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Enclosure shown on early 20th century map.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Probable enclosure fossilised as field, in moorland on west slope of Standon Hill. Attached on northeast to modern field boundary and on west to redundant field boundary which connects with farmstead. Cut through by leat.

Greeves, T., 2009, Standon Farm: an historical and archaeological survey, Figure 1 (Report - Survey). SDV360465.

Enclosure shown as 'Down Field' on 'Map of Standon fields and names'.

Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Enclosure shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80666 ]
SDV360465Report - Survey: Greeves, T.. 2009. Standon Farm: an historical and archaeological survey. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 1.

Associated Monuments

MDV108874Related to: Crash site near Standon Farm, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV28938Related to: Leat to the north-east of Standon Farm. Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV19429Related to: Standon Farm, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7425 - Standon Farm: an historical and archaeological survey
  • EDV8141 - Condition survey of the Willsworthy Training Area

Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2019 3:37PM