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HER Number:MDV25040
Name:TRIAL PIT in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Massive area of scattered trial pits, apparently without any rigid formation or distribution except for three rows of pits, aligned roughly sw-ne between the following points: 1. Sx62496702 - sx62826714, 2. Sx62656690 - sx62886714, 3. Sx62726689 - sx62906760 (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 627 668
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/104

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV225661.

Massive area of scattered trial pits, apparently without any rigid formation or distribution except for three rows of pits, aligned roughly sw-ne between the following points: 1. Sx62496702 - sx62826714, 2. Sx62656690 - sx62886714, 3. Sx62726689 - sx62906760 (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV225662.

Aph=raf cpe uk 1890/4278(10/12/1946).

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV225661Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV225662Aerial Photograph:
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #122464 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5160Related to: Erme Pits Hill, Blacklane Mire, Middle Mire and Red Lake streamworks (Monument)
MDV126723Related to: Grant's Pot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Oct 25 2019 2:54PM