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HER Number:MDV26976
Name:Field system on Hedge Down, Manaton


Fragmentary remains of prehistoric field system visible on aerial photographs. Partly destroyed by field improvement in the late 20th century.


Grid Reference:SX 736 786
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/270

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1950, RAF RP541/540, 3139 (Aerial Photograph). SDV290988.

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

Fragmentary remains of field system visible.

Griffiths, D. M., 1988, Field system on Hedge Down (Worksheet). SDV347780.

Site visited 14/07/1988. Field system has been partly eliminated by field improvement some years ago.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV290988Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1950. RAF RP541/540. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3139.
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.
SDV347780Worksheet: Griffiths, D. M.. 1988. Field system on Hedge Down. Worksheet. A4 Single Sheet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 20 2016 2:07PM