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HER Number:MDV26698
Name:Prehistoric field system near Manaton Rocks

Summary

Remains of a field system with associated hut circles visible around Manaton Rocks.This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 746 816
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric field system with hut circles and deserted medieval settlement at Manaton Rocks

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/153
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Bronze Age to Late Medieval - 2200 BC to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Remains of a field system visible around Manaton Rocks.


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.


National Monuments Record, 23/04/1980, SF1748, 191-193 (Aerial Photograph). SDV279663.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV279663Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 23/04/1980. SF1748. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 191-193.
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.
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: #85417 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV26678Parent of: Hut circle near Manaton Rocks (Monument)
MDV26679Parent of: Hut circle near Manaton Rocks (Monument)
MDV26680Parent of: Hut circle near Manaton Rocks (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 20 2016 2:09PM