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HER Number:MDV26969
Name:Field system west of the East Webburn River

Summary

Field system south and west of streamworks on the east webburn river. There is ridge and furrow at sx71607940 and narrow fields at sx71757915.(rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 716 791
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and walling remains of Bronze Age landscape comprising hut circles and cairns, the South Hameldon Reave and an extensive prehistoric field system with enclosures on Hamel Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/260
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV291865.

Field system south and west of streamworks on the east webburn river. There is ridge and furrow at sx71607940 and narrow fields at sx71757915.(rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV291866.

Aph=nmr sx7179/1(14/4/1977)sx7179/2(14/4/1977).


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, Map 20 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Butler depicts the field system and the reave running east-west across Hamel Down but no enclosures or hut circles in this area.


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

Field system is clearly visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV291865Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV291866Aerial Photograph:
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. Map 20.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85532 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV103662Related to: Enclosure at the southern edge of Hamel Down (Monument)
MDV26970Related to: Enclosure within field system on Hamel Down (Monument)
MDV26878Related to: HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV26946Related to: OPEN CUT in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV103646Related to: Possible enclosure within field system on Hamel Down (Monument)
MDV15084Related to: South Hameldon Reave (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 17 2016 3:34PM