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HER Number:MDV24746
Name:Rabbit warren north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor

Summary

Warren in a banked enclosure of about 1 hectare in area. Contains several pillow mounds. The enclosure may be re-used rather than purpose-built as a warren.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 680 676
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/265

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1457, 411 (Aerial Photograph). SDV172921.

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

Warren in a banked enclosure of about 1 hectare in area. Contains seven pillow mounds (the enclosure may be re-used rather than purpose-built as a warren).

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

Area of pillow mounds visible on the lidar data, surrounded by some sort of earthwork bank on three sides; not visible on the south-eastern side south of the remains of a possible openwork.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV172921Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1457. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 411.
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.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84808 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24688Parent of: PILLOW MOUND in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV28977Parent of: Pillow mounds in warren north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV24748Related to: Earthwork bank on north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV24769Related to: Enclosure remains on north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV24786Related to: Leat on Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV24724Related to: Openworks north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2019 3:43PM