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HER Number:MDV15016
Name:Roughtor reave running up to the Eylesbarrow Reave, Sheepstor

Summary

Roughtor Parallel Reave runs some 700 metres from the Eylesbarrow watershed reave at SX 58176774 towards Roughtor Plantation at SX 57846834. It consists of a bank with traces of orthostatic facing and a ditch, which may be later in date, on its east side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 580 680
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 619136
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/281
  • Old SAM Ref: 10746

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.


National Monuments Record, 1978, SX5768, SX5678/1/278-280 (Aerial Photograph). SDV233641.


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


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

Reave forming a right angled junction with main Eylesbarrow reave (MDV48901). Visible from SX57806842 to SX58196777. Offshoot of reave to west at SX57946820.


Fleming, A., 1988, The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions (Monograph). SDV229071.

Cross reave meeting Eylesbarrow terminal reave. Roughtor reave.


Wessex Archaeology, 2002, Cramber Tor Training Area Rapid Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV354588.

Cramber Tor Survey 2002, site WA024.


Newman , P., 2006, Cramber Tor Training Area Archaeological Field Investigation (Report - Survey). SDV233640.

A large earthwork bank of probable medieval date which may run along the course of a former Bronze Age reave. The bank is 4m wide by 1m high. It extends from the Outcombe enclosures running SSE to meet the Eylesbarrow reave at SX 5817 6774. The feature has been breached in several places.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Clearly visible on the aerial photography.


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Roughtor parallel reave runs some 700m from the Eylesbarrow watershed reave at SX 58176774 towards Roughtor Plantation at SX 57846834. It consists of a bank 4.0m wide by 1.0m high with traces of orthostatic facing and a ditch, which may be later in date, on its east side Scheduled Devon 10746.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV233640Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2006. Cramber Tor Training Area Archaeological Field Investigation. English Heritage.
SDV233641Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1978. SX5768. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. SX5678/1/278-280.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81408 ]
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV354588Report - Survey: Wessex Archaeology. 2002. Cramber Tor Training Area Rapid Condition Survey. Wessex Archaeology Report. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV48901Related to: Eylesbarrow Watershed Reave (Monument)
MDV25295Related to: Leat south-east of Outholme Wood, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV25297Related to: Leat south-east of Outholme Wood, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV25290Related to: Streamworks on Narrator Brook tributary, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:May 16 2019 2:38PM