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HER Number:MDV24751
Name:Field system in farmland to east of Hickaton Hill


Visible on 1940s and 1970s aerial photographs. Some ridge and furrow recorded.


Grid Reference:SX 685 666
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/216

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Constructed, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))
  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Constructed, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 4269 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1457, 394-404 (Aerial Photograph). SDV172921.

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

Field system visible on 1946 and 1979 aerial photographs on edge of present moorland. Partly walled. Some ridge and furrow visible. May extend south to SX68406660.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4269.
SDV172921Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1457. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 394-404.
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV24750Related to: FIELD SYSTEM in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV24752Related to: Field system north-east of Dean Moor, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV24781Related to: HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV24740Related to: Line of trial pits east of Hickaton Hill (Monument)
MDV24723Related to: Open cut to the east of Hickaton Hill (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:Mar 18 2019 4:05PM