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HER Number:MDV26527
Name:Ditch on Bagtor Down

Summary

A narrow, shallow gully probably associated with medieval or later tinworking. Unlikely to be connected with the nearby prehistoric enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 752 755
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/95

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DITCH (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 2446 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


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

Ditch visible on Royal Air Force aerial photographs.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, Map 5, Figure 5.2 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Butler depictes ditch running roughly southwards from the south-eastern corner of the enclosed fields that are part of the farmstead north-east of Rippon Tor.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Ditch shows clearly on the aerial photography.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 53 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Ditch on Bagtor Down
A narrow, shallow gully probably associated with medieval or later tinworking. Unlikely to be connected with the nearby prehistoric enclosure. Condition is stable. SX75234 75542

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2446.
SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. Map 5, Figure 5.2.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85343 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 53.

Associated Monuments

MDV26528Related to: Ditch on Bagtor Down (Monument)
MDV8050Related to: Enclosure with fields and hut circle on Bagtor Down (Monument)
MDV26618Related to: Parallel reaves on Bagtor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 18 2016 4:20PM