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HER Number:MDV25154
Name:Reave and ditch on Pudsham Down, Buckland in the Moor


1985 parish checklist describes a small section of reave to the south-east of Stone Farm and the aerial photograph survey (also 1985) records a longer stretch of ditch running across Pudsham Down towards field system and ridge and furrow.


Grid Reference:SX 724 745
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/135

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REAVE (Early Bronze Age to Late Medieval - 2200 BC (Between) to 1539 AD? (Between))
  • DITCH (Constructed, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD (Between) to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 1317 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.

Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist worksheets (Worksheet). SDV345904.

(24/04/1985) SX 7228 7447. Short length of south-east by north-west reave between cleared area and boundary wall of Stone Farm.

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

SX 7228 7447 Ditch extends to meet wall at SX 7255 7460. [Crf: SX77SW/142, 132, 136, 134, 143, 138, 137, 133, 141, 140, 139].

Belsey, P. M., 1987, An Archaeological Checklist for Buckland in the Moor, 47 (Report - Survey). SDV166553.

One or more ditches recorded as running through an extensive cultivated area on Pudsham Down with ridge and furrow (MDV25151). Report records a survey in progress.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166553Report - Survey: Belsey, P. M.. 1987. An Archaeological Checklist for Buckland in the Moor. Devon Archaeological Society Publication. 16. A4 Stapled. 47.
SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1317. [Mapped feature: #141178 Small area of possible reave, ]
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. [Mapped feature: #141179 Described as a ditch, ]
SDV345904Worksheet: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist worksheets. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV25162Related to: Field system north of Challamoor and Ruddycleave, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV25151Related to: Ridge and Furrow on Pudsham Down (Monument)
MDV7981Related to: Stone Farm, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV25155Related to: Wall/lane on Pudsham Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8953 - Buckland in the Moor parish checklist site visits

Date Last Edited:Sep 12 2023 1:41PM