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HER Number:MDV26865
Name:Field bank on southern Hamel Down

Summary

Bank, now in modern farmland, visible on aerial photographs.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 709 775
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
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/221
  • 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, now in modern farmland, visible and recorded.


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

Visible on the 2010 aerial photograph.

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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85473 ]
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 2:58PM