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HER Number:MDV24992
Name:Bank in field west of West Peek Farm


Visible on 1960s aerial photograph extending from hut circle (MDV2916) into the existing field north-south from SX66045739 to SX66065733, about 50 metres in length. Further linear banks to east (MDV25035).


Grid Reference:SX 660 573
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of the early 20th century China Clay works at Redlake Mine and the associated railway, as well as prehistoric remains on Ugborough Moor

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/273
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC (Between) to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monument Record, 1969, SX6657, 1/1-3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV166652.

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

Bank extending from hut circles SX65NE/25 into existing field from SX66045739 to SX66065733, about 50m in length. Visible on 1969 NMR aerial. Features are depicted on the map overlay.

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

The banks are clearly visible on the aerial photograph (see also MDV25035) and a possible faint circular feature at the northern end may be the hut circle recorded (MDV2916).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166652Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1969. SX6657. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1/1-3.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84901 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24985Related to: Alleged enclosure, Ugborough Moor (Monument)
MDV2916Related to: Circular feature, Ugborough Moor (Monument)
MDV25035Related to: Earthwork banks in field west of West Peek Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 13 2021 10:00AM