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HER Number:MDV25284
Name:Field system west of Ditsworthy Warren House

Summary

Field system to the west of Ditsworthy Warren House. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 582 663
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Medieval landscape at Gutter Tor and Eastern Tor comprising Ditsworthy Warren with numerous pillow mounds, a field system and deserted settlement site and sub-circular enclosure containing ridge and furrow, Bronze Age hut circle sites and a cairn

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/461
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1983, NMR SF2134, 51-52 (Aerial Photograph). SDV238551.


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

Rectangular field system to the south of Eastern Tor. Joins the modern field system attached to Ditsworthy Warren House at SX58286622. The western extremity of the field system is located at SX58036630 and the field system continues to the north-east of Ditsworthy Warren House. The eastern extremity is at SX58706654. Large distinct bank boundaries can be identified at SX58706647 and SX58386632. Enclosure CRF:SX56NE/20 incorporated into it. Ridge and furrow CRF:SX56NE/460 within system.


Whitbourn, A., 2001, An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren, 79 (Report - Assessment). SDV360381.

Rectangular field system to the south of Eastern Tor.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.


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

Map object based on this Source.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Map object based on this Source.


Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361636.

Outline of fields shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV238551Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1983. NMR SF2134. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 51-52.
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.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345602Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Medieval Survey Information. English Heritage Report. Digital.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV360381Report - Assessment: Whitbourn, A.. 2001. An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren. A4 Comb Bound. 79.
SDV361636Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV25283Parent of: Ridge and furrow in field west of Ditsworthy Warren House (Monument)
MDV122705Related to: Annexe south-east of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
MDV122706Related to: Barn south of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
MDV76851Related to: Ditsworthy Warren Farmstead, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV14617Related to: Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
MDV14142Related to: Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122707Related to: Farm Building west of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
MDV122709Related to: Field System south Ditsworthy Warren Farmstead, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122182Related to: Kennels at Ditsworthy Warren Farmstead, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122708Related to: Possible Reservoir north-west of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
MDV122710Related to: Small Enclosure north-east Ditsworthy Warren Farmstead, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor
  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7551 - Ditsworthy Warren: An archaeological investigation
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 31 2018 11:34AM