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HER Number:MDV132906
Name:Sunken trackway on Haytor Down


A sunken trackway which runs from the E side of the Becka Brook tin streamwork 550m E to the area immediately W of Rubble Heap Quarry.


Grid Reference:SX 749 774
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX77NE70
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1221522

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (Constructed, Post Medieval to Early 20th Century - 1540 AD (Between) to 1901 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 1999, 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised) (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

(30/03/1999) Centred SX 7501 7740. A sunken trackway which runs from the east side of the Becka Brook tin streamwork, 550m E to the area immediately west of Rubble Heap quarry. In places the track consists of a sunken channel of up to 8m wide with banks on either side but it becomes shallower as it traverses west, descending the hill to the river at which point a raised section approaches the Becka Brook. The track has cut through an area of ridge and furrow at its eastern end. For plan see RCHME 1999.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 1999, 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised). Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. [Mapped feature: #137588 ]
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV116378Related to: Medieval Ridge and Furrow south of Prehistoric Settlement south-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV7399Related to: Prehistoric Settlement to the west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26815Related to: Streamworks on northern slopes of the Holwell (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:May 24 2022 4:25PM