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HER Number:MDV20482
Name:REAVE in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest


One of the three Hartland Parallel Reaves.


Grid Reference:SX 643 799
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/145
  • Old SAM Ref: 34495.02

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 13/04/1947, CPE/UK/1995, 4365-6 (Aerial Photograph). SDV217286.

RAF, 1951, 540/483, 4046-7 (Aerial Photograph). SDV254171.

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

One of the three Hartland Parallel Reaves. Other details: Figure.

Greeves, T. A. P., 1983, Middle Merripit Survey Drawing (Plan - measured). SDV321106.

Prehistoric wall north of Hartland Tor.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

This is partially visible forming the walls of two fields/enclosures, on RAF 1947 and 1951 AP.

Ancient Monuments, 2004, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV321111.

Monument includes a group of coaxial fields and associated prehistoric settlements. The boundaries survive as stony banks up to 2m wide x up to 0.4m high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV217286Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 13/04/1947. CPE/UK/1995. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4365-6.
SDV235265Article in Serial: Fleming, A.. 1978. The Prehistoric Landscape of Dartmoor. Part 1: South Dartmoor. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 44. Unknown. 97-123.
SDV254171Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1951. 540/483. 4046-7.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV321106Plan - measured: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1983. Middle Merripit Survey Drawing. Middle Merripit Survey Drawing. Digital.
SDV321111Site Visit: Ancient Monuments. 2004.

Associated Monuments

MDV19552Related to: Cultivation ridges north of Hartland Tor (Monument)
MDV15081Related to: Hartland Parallel Reaves (Monument)
MDV6801Related to: Hut circles and enclosures east of Hartland Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1064 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Nov 9 2015 3:06PM