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HER Number:MDV26528
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/96

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1977, NMR SX7575, 2 (Aerial Photograph). SDV303528.


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

Ditch visible on National Monuments Record aerial photography.


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

Ditch; one of two depicted by Butler south-east of the farmstead (MDV8050).


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

Ditch clearly visible on 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. SX75273 75511

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV303528Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. NMR SX7575. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 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: #85344 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 53.

Associated Monuments

MDV26527Related 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 4:21PM