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HER Number:MDV24738
Name:Long line of trial pits at Huntingdon Warren, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Line of trial pits on Huntingdon Warren extending from SX65786682 to SX65986687

Location

Grid Reference:SX 658 668
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of Huntingdon Medieval Warren including pillow mounds, vermin traps and warren house, Bronze Age hut circles, enclosures, and the Huntingdon Barrow as well as old tin workings including Huntingdon Tin Mine, Gibby Beam and Wellabrook Girt

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/196
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, NMR SX6666, 9 (Aerial Photograph). SDV151758.

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

Line of trial pits on Huntingdon Warren extending from SX65786682 to SX65986687 with sharp bend at SX65926679 visible on aerial photograph.

English Heritage, 2005, Survey Information (miscellaneous date) (Report - Survey). SDV345855.

Extensive area of trial pits shown on survey.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

'Area of Shake Holes' shown on modern mapping in the middle of the line of trial pits.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151758Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. NMR SX6666. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 9.
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.
SDV345855Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Survey Information (miscellaneous date). English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #129140 ]
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV130252Related to: Group of four of trial pits at Huntingdon Warren, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV24702Related to: Group of trial pits at Huntingdon Warren, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV130251Related to: Long line of trial pits at Huntingdon Warren, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 7 2021 2:00PM