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HER Number:MDV26862
Name:Bank on southern Hamel Down


Bank visible on aerial photographs; may be part of the field system to the east.


Grid Reference:SX 710 778
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of abandoned Medieval field system on the southern edge of Hamel Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/218
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Early Bronze Age to Late Medieval - 2200 BC to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/106G/UK, 879/7009 (Aerial Photograph). SDV71055.

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

Bank visible on aerial photograph, running in a arc from the edge of the field system westwards. Recorded on the map overlay.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV71055Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/106G/UK. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 879/7009.

Associated Monuments

MDV26966Related to: Field system on the southern edge of Hamel Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2015 2:26PM