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HER Number:MDV25904
Name:Reave on Whitchurch Common


East-west reave crossing Whitchurch Common recorded from aerial images.


Grid Reference:SX 531 748
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/73

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REAVE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1982, NMR SF2112, 1310 (Aerial Photograph). SDV345548.

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

East-west reave crossing Whitchurch Common. Visible from SX53607484 at junction with leat crf:SX57SW/52 to SX52807482 at junction with modern field system. Cut by leat crf:SX57SW/71 at SX53517485. Passes through field system crf:SX57SW/54.

Newman, P., 1994, Fieldwork and survey at Beckamoor Combe 1994, 9-10 (Article in Serial). SDV236243.

Large section of reave affected by tinwork. Reave part of small system on Whitchurch Common.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015 onwards, 2015 onward Aerial Photographs (single years) (Aerial Photograph). SDV365735.

Visible on aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV236243Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1994. Fieldwork and survey at Beckamoor Combe 1994. Dartmoor Tin Working Research Group Newsletter. 7. Unknown. 9-10.
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.
SDV345548Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1982. NMR SF2112. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1310.
SDV365735Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015 onwards. 2015 onward Aerial Photographs (single years). Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #142007 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV25928Part of: Field system running from Godworthy Corner to Whitchurch Common (Monument)
MDV15031Related to: Whitchurch Common settlement and field system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 8 2024 3:31PM