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HER Number:MDV131005
Name:Possible reave on Ringmoor Down

Summary

A short section of bank of uncertain origin. It starts at the Eylesbarrow Reave, runs over a Bronze Age cairn and is overlain by a medieval field system. It is visible as a bank 1.4m wide and 0.3m high with a slight ditch adjacent to the northern side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 559 663
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56NE324
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1408412

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REAVE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Newman, P. + Probert, S., 2005, Ringmoor Training Area: Monument Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV363484.

(17/02/2005) SX 56136618 to SX 55816644. A short section of field boundary of uncertain origin. It runs north-west from the Eylesbarrow Reave at SX 56136618 over a Bronze Age cairn (438668) on the crest of Ringmoor Down and is then overlain by part of a medieval field system (1409366). It is visible as a turf-covered bank 1.4m wide and 0.3m high with a slight ditch adjacent to the northern side.

Probert, S. A. J., 2010, A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area (Report - Survey). SDV360517.

Newman, P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361636.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360517Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2010. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV361636Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV3992Related to: Cairn south-east of Ringmoor Cottage, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV131003Related to: Field system on Ringmoor Down (Monument)
MDV131004Related to: Tin working on Lynch Common and Ringmoor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8227 - Ringmoor Training Area: Monument Baseline Condition Survey
  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Jul 20 2021 10:12AM