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HER Number:MDV26615
Name:Fossilised reave system east of Bag Tor, Ilsington

Summary

Possible fossilized reave system consisting of rectangular walled fields identified from 1940s aerial photographs in the 1980s. Some of the field boundaries have been removed since this time.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 768 760
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and stone walls of a Bronze age parallel reave system on Haytor Down with a number of hut circle settlements, enclosures and prehistoric cairns, plus 19th century Bagtor Tin Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/180
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FOSSILISED REAVE SYSTEM (Early Bronze Age to Post Medieval - 2200 BC to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Field boundaries depicted on the early 20th century version of the Ordnance Survey maps.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 2444 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


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

Possible fossilized reave system consisting of rectangular walled fields identified from 1946 photograph and recorded on map overlay. Ordnance Survey base mapping dated 1963 shows the field boundaries still in existence.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

A number of the field boundaries have been removed since the 1960s version of the Ordnance Survey mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2444.
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.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV8082Related to: Bagtor Mine and Tin Streamworks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV19471Related to: Cairn 240 metres north of Crownley Parks (Monument)
MDV21313Related to: Inscribed stone near Mill Wood, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26958Related to: Parallel reave system south of Haytor Rocks (Monument)
MDV103744Related to: Tramway at Bagtor Mine, ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 3 2018 10:45AM