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HER Number:MDV25132
Name:Feature recorded as reave on Blackadon Down


Possible reave, associated with field system, recorded from early aerial photographs. This may actually be part of a trackway.


Grid Reference:SX 714 732
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/116

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REAVE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (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.

Reave not clear from the aerial photography.

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

Reave, associated with field system, visible and recorded. Said to extend eastwards from the field system to SX71437340.

Richards, A. F., 2013, Comment on reave record on Blackadon Down (Personal Comment). SDV350963.

The 1880s historic map for this area shows a trackway at the possible location of the reave.

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).
SDV350963Personal Comment: Richards, A. F.. 2013. Comment on reave record on Blackadon Down. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV25131Related to: Field system east of Town Farm, Blackadon Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2013 11:03AM