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HER Number:MDV27523
Name:Ridge and furrow in field north of Thorn Farm


Field with ridge and furrow visible on 1940s aerial photography.


Grid Reference:SX 724 857
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/97

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 13/04/1947, RAF/CPE/UK/1995, 1353 (Aerial Photograph). SDV224714.

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

Field with ridge and furrow along the south-western side visible on the 1940s aerial photography, running in a north-west by south-easterly direction. Recorded on the map overlay.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV224714Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 13/04/1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1995. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1353.
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. [Mapped feature: #85758 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77048Related to: Ellacombe Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV27524Related to: Ridge and furrow in field west of Thorn Farm (Monument)
MDV112270Related to: Thorn Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 25 2015 1:51PM