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HER Number:MDV25267
Name:FIELD SYSTEM in the Parish of Sheepstor


Field system on eastern slope of Ringmoor Down and to the west of Gutter Mire not shown on 19th or ealy 20th century maps.


Grid Reference:SX 577 663
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56NE111?
  • National Record of the Historic Environment
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/442

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Fields not shown on 19th century map.

Royal Air Force, 1946, 106G/UK/1190, 4261 (Aerial Photograph). SDV170515.

Photograph taken on 2nd February 1946.

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

Field system on eastern slope of Ringmoor Down, and to the west of Gutter Mire. Area approximately 30 hectares. Contains at least 19 pillow mounds.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Medieval Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345602.

Field boundaries shown on survey.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Field system along the west side of Ditsworthy Warren consisting of 7-8 west to east aligned fields.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV170515Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. 106G/UK/1190. Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4261.
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.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345602Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Medieval Survey Information. English Heritage Report. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV14142Related to: Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV3397Related to: Vermin trap, Ditsworthy Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7551 - Ditsworthy Warren: An archaeological investigation
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey: EH Project (Feb 2001 - Dec 2002)
  • EDV8227 - Ringmoor Training Area: Monument Baseline Condition Survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 20 2021 9:38AM