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HER Number:MDV26958
Name:Parallel reave system between Haytor Rocks and Holwell Tor

Summary

Part of a larger prehistoric parallel reave system on Haytor Down, this section extends west of Haytor Rocks northwards to Holwell Tor. Nationally important site.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 754 772
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Dartmoor Non-designated Heritage Asset (Historical): NI Site
  • National Monuments Record: SX 77 NE 31
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/249
  • Pastscape: 898206

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARALLEL REAVE SYSTEM (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1945, RAF/106G/UK/878, 7002 (Aerial Photograph). SDV350931.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Reaves are visible from aerial photographs at: 1. SX75007715, 2. SX75107705, 3. SX75377702, 4. SX75407710, 5. SX75507725, 6. SX75707715.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 21 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Parallel reave system shown between Emsworthy Farm an Saddle Tor and extending on the north side of Saddle Tor to the road. Other details: Map 1.

Newman, P., 1999, 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised) (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Other notable east to west reaves are to be seen to the west of Haytor Rocks and to the far south of Haytor Down where two parallel reaves may be traced from the Emsworthy outer enclosures across to the Bagtor outer enclosures, a distance of 2 kilometres.

Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

Coaxial Field system east of Emsworthy Farm considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.. Other details: Number 2.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Gerrard, S., 2006, Dartmoor Nationally Important Sites, 2 (Cartographic). SDV345607.

Coaxial field system east of Emsworthy Farm

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 21.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. 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.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV345607Cartographic: Gerrard, S.. 2006. Dartmoor Nationally Important Sites. English Heritage. Digital. 2.
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 1999, 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised). Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. [Mapped feature: #125162 ]
SDV350931Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1945. RAF/106G/UK/878. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Print. 7002.

Associated Monuments

MDV115889Parent of: Prehistoric Settlement to the west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116748Related to: Adit in Streamworks at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26520Related to: Area of Tin Working Trial Pits south of the road to the south of Haytor Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV34438Related to: Building south of the Open Cast Tin Lode Working at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Building)
MDV61778Related to: Cairn or Chambered Tomb north-east of Saddle Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV40740Related to: Cairn south of Haytor Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV78669Related to: Cairns on Emsworthy Rocks,Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26518Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115893Related to: Enclosure to north of Hut Circle at Prehistoric Settlement west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV103556Related to: Enclosure with hut circle 220 metres north of Saddle Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116750Related to: Five Shaft Heads in the Streamworks at the Crownley Parks Sett at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26615Related to: Fossilised reave system east of Bag Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115890Related to: Hut Circle at Prehistoric Settlement west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115891Related to: Hut Circle at Prehistoric Settlement west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115892Related to: Hut Circle at Prehistoric Settlement west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115985Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement east of Saddle Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115987Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement east of Saddle Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV8097Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement east of Saddle Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV8098Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement east of Saddle Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116747Related to: Open Cast mine for Tin north of Bagtor Mine. Ilsington (Monument)
MDV8081Related to: Quarry west of Haytor Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV122321Related to: Reaves on Hound Tor Down (Monument)
MDV116749Related to: Shaft Head in the Streamworks at the Crownley Parks Sett at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26616Related to: Tin Streamworks west of Haytor Vale, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26522Related to: Tin Working Open Cut south of the road to the south of Haytor Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116384Related to: Wall to west and east of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116751Related to: Wheelpit in the streamworks at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Apr 6 2020 4:17PM