HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV25131
Name:Field system east of Town Farm, Blackadon Down

Summary

Field system, consisting largely of modern walled fields (in use in 1946) with a reave extending east to SX71437340.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 712 730
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/115

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Bronze Age to Late Medieval - 2200 BC to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 1385 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Smaller fields visible on the aerial photography. Map object partially based on this source.


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

Field system, consisting largely of modern walled fields (in use in 1946) with a reave extending east to SX71437340.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

External limits of the fields east of Lower Town remain the same as the 1940s aerial photography, but hedgerows have been lost since the 1940s, so there are fewer smaller fields.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1385.
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.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84939 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV25132Related to: Feature recorded as reave on Blackadon Down (Monument)
MDV112942Related to: Town Farm at Lower Town, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30723Related to: Town Wood, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 7 2016 11:12AM