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HER Number:MDV24735
Name:Streamworks along the River Mardle at Chalk Ford

Summary

Visible on the lidar and aerial photograph data; possibly associated with earthworks nearby on western bank of the river. Also extends along Snowdon Brook.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 682 682
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Fragmentary earthworks and walling of Bronze Age enclosures, hut circles and reaves and later streamworking to the south of Snowdon Brook

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/193
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STREAMWORKS (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1457, 405 (Aerial Photograph). SDV172921.


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

Streamwork visible on aerial photographs along both banks of River Mardle to SX68506805 with a gap at SX68256825. Extensive linear spoilheaps on south bank around SX683681.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Visible on the lidar data. Also extends along Snowdon Brook.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV172921Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1457. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 405.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor). Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84805 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24748Related to: Earthwork bank on north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV24782Related to: Leat on Hickaton Hill (Monument)
MDV5216Related to: Settlement north of Snowdon Brook (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2019 12:18PM