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HER Number:MDV24739
Name:Trial pits on the eastern side of Hickaton Hill, West Buckfastleigh

Summary

Group of trial pits visible on the aerial photographs, covering an area of about 0.8 hectares. Lie close to a single hut circle (MDV24780).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 680 667
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and stone remains of a prehistoric homestead with hut circle, a single unenclosed hut circle as well as an area of tin working and trial pits on the eastern side of Hickaton Hill, West Buckfastleigh

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/197
  • 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, 1979, NMR SF1457, 402 (Aerial Photograph). SDV172921.


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

Group of trial pits visible. Area about 0.8 hectares.


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

Area of trial pits visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV172921Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1457. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 402.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84806 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24780Related to: Hut circle on the eastern side of Hickaton Hill, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV24782Related to: Leat on Hickaton Hill (Monument)
MDV13188Related to: Puper's Reave, Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV24722Related to: Tin working on the eastern side of Hickaton Hill, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 26 2016 3:34PM