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HER Number:MDV25737
Name:Reave on Black Tor

Summary

Sections of irregular insubstantial reave on Black Tor aligned roughly north-east to south-west. This reave contains the earlier enclosures on Balck Tor on the western side. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 634
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/440
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REAVE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX6763, 2/56-57 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169271.


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

Bank extending between enclosures. Enclosure SX66SE/92 appears at the end of the bank which joins it to enclosure SX66SE/352. The bank extends from this enclosure north-eastwards.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 101-2 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Irregular reave containing the earlier enclosures on the western side. This reave is insubstantial, surviving to only 0.3 meters in height and has many gaps. Although this may have been robbed in the past, it may originally have been an unsubstantial feature. Other details: Map 57, 1.


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.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169271Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX6763. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2/56-57.
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.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 101-2.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85085 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5799Related to: Enclosed hut circle settlement at Black Tor, Shipley Bridge (Monument)
MDV19900Related to: Enclosure 170 meters south-west of Black Tor (Monument)
MDV79470Related to: Enclosure 50 meters south-west of Black Tor (Monument)
MDV5800Related to: Hut circle settlement at Black Tor, Shipley Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 29 2013 2:32PM