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HER Number:MDV13294
Name:Lynchets west of Overbrent, South Brent


Possible lynchets in a curvilinear field to the west of Overbrent may be of geological origin


Grid Reference:SX 692 619
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/163

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LYNCHET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD? (Between))

Full description

Walters, R. S., 1964, Dartmoor Essays, 94 (Monograph). SDV164636.

Robinson, R., 1980, An Archaeological Check-List for South Brent (Report - non-specific). SDV150007.

There are about four very faint lynchets along the contour in Tithe Map Field Number 495 centred at SX69156195. These may be Pleistocene periglacial weathering features but are not cited as examples of it in Dartmoor Essays.

Bennett, R., 2009, Airborne Remote Sensing Analysis - Brent Hill, Appendix 3, Page 30 (Report - Survey). SDV359640.

Curved slightly raised linear feature partly on the line of a modern footpath.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150007Report - non-specific: Robinson, R.. 1980. An Archaeological Check-List for South Brent. DAS/DCRA Publication. 8. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV164636Monograph: Walters, R. S.. 1964. Dartmoor Essays. Dartmoor Essays. 94.
SDV359640Report - Survey: Bennett, R.. 2009. Airborne Remote Sensing Analysis - Brent Hill. Appendix 3, Page 30. [Mapped feature: #80855 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13350Related to: Field Barn to the west of Overbrent, South Brent (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 27 2016 1:49PM