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HER Number:MDV15013
Name:Section of the Eylesbarrow Reave

Summary

Northernmost 300 meter long section of the Eylesbarrow Watershed Reave, which runs from the northernmost barrow at Eylebarrow to the valley north of Gutter Tor.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 597 685
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/278
  • Old SAM Ref: 10738

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 4352 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.

Fleming, A., 1978, The Prehistoric Landscape of Dartmoor. Part 1: South Dartmoor, 97-123 (Article in Serial). SDV235265.

Balaam, N. D. + Smith, K. + Wainwright, G. J., 1982, The Shaugh Moor Project: Fourth Report - Environment, Context and Conclusion, 48-50 (Article in Serial). SDV145845.

Eylesbarrow Watershed Reave originates at one of a pair of cairns (SX56NE36) and terminates on the western side of the Plym Gorge (SX56SW333). Only rarely appears on the watershed line. Part of same system as the Saddlesborough Reave (SX56SE115).

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

Recorded.

Fleming, A., 1988, The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions, 39,40,44,56,107 (Monograph). SDV229071.

Northern section of the Eylesbarrow Reave dividing the Plym from the Meavy. Iit runs from the northernmost barrow at Eylesbarrow to the valley north of Gutter Tor. Other details: Figures 5, 22.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1992, Eylesbarrow watershed reave (Schedule Document). SDV346700.

A 300 meter section of the reave.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145845Article in Serial: Balaam, N. D. + Smith, K. + Wainwright, G. J.. 1982. The Shaugh Moor Project: Fourth Report - Environment, Context and Conclusion. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 48. A4 Bound. 48-50.
SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4352.
SDV229071Monograph: Fleming, A.. 1988. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. Hardback Volume. 39,40,44,56,107.
SDV235265Article in Serial: Fleming, A.. 1978. The Prehistoric Landscape of Dartmoor. Part 1: South Dartmoor. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 44. Unknown. 97-123.
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.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #81405 ]
SDV346700Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1992. Eylesbarrow watershed reave. The Schedule of Monuments. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV48901Part of: Eylesbarrow Watershed Reave (Monument)
MDV43596Related to: Section of the Eylesbarrow Reave (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6239 - Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine
  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 14 2020 2:12PM