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HER Number:MDV15084
Name:South Hameldon Reave


South hameldon reave (fleming).


Grid Reference:SX 702 790
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/115

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Fleming, A., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV139025.

South hameldon reave (fleming).

PATTISON, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151316.

Vis=30/7/1990 (rchme) surveyed at 1:2500 (pattison).

FLEMING 1983, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV171856.

The e end is distinct from the nw corner of rippon tor parallel reave system (sx77nw/116), although the gap between them is only c100m. It is possible that this reave, and hameldown north reave are earlier than the main dartmoor phase (fleming 1983).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV291762.

Visible from sx71467940 to sx70007899 where it leaves the map. The reave is covered by a wall from sx70657919 to sx70007899 (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV291765.

Fleming, a. /pps/44(1978)97-123/the prehistoric landscape of dartmoor.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV291766.

Aph=raf/rp 541/540/3143(1/7/1950).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV291767.

Fleming, a. /pps/49(1983)204/the prehistoric landscape of dartmoor part 2.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV291768.

Fleming, a. /the dartmoor reaves/(1988)13,17; figs 10,22,28,29.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV291769.

Fleming, a. /landscape history/6(1984)9/the prehistoric landscape of dartmoor: wider implications.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV291770.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV291771.

Des=pattison, p. /(30/7/1990)/rchme field investigation.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, Map 20, 17 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Butler depicts the reave running east-west across Hamel Down.

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

Reave is visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV139025Migrated Record: Fleming, A..
SDV151316Migrated Record: PATTISON.
SDV171856Migrated Record: FLEMING 1983.
SDV291762Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV291765Migrated Record:
SDV291766Aerial Photograph:
SDV291767Migrated Record:
SDV291768Migrated Record:
SDV291769Migrated Record:
SDV291770Migrated Record:
SDV291771Migrated Record:
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. Map 20, 17.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81440 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5991Related to: Cairn on Hamel Down (Monument)
MDV26969Related to: Field system west of the East Webburn River (Monument)
MDV15085Related to: North Hameldon Reave (Monument)
MDV103646Related to: Possible enclosure within field system on Hamel Down (Monument)
MDV7409Related to: Two Barrows (northern), Hamel Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 26 2018 2:10PM