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HER Number:MDV27320
Name:Field system south of Nodden Gate

Summary

Indistinct field system south of Nodden Gate. May include some cairns, which presumably may be clearance cairns. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 530 859
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of prehistoric field system and two possible hut circles south of Nodden Gate

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/18/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 13/04/1947, RAF/CPE/UK/1995, 1383, 1384 (Aerial Photograph). SDV224714.


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

Field system in Lydford parish, to the east of Fernworthy Down proper.


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

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.
According to Gerrard, this field system contains a number of cairns, although he does not specify how many or their locations.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV224714Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 13/04/1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1995. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1383, 1384.
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.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85703 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27319Related to: Field system at Nodden Gate, Bridestowe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2016 9:54AM