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HER Number:MDV27682
Name:Reave system south of Bench Tor, Holne


Part of the Dartmeet parallel reave system (MDV6030) or MDV27685; Dartmoor reave system on Holne Moor.


Grid Reference:SX 689 712
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/246/4
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV158780.

Fleming, a. /pps/44(1978)97-122 the prehistoric landscape of dartmoor. Part of the dartmeet parallel reave system (fleming).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV158782.

Aph=nmr sx6971/1/54-63(19/5/1977).

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 2375-2376 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.

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

Two parallel reaves which probably extend from the parallel reave system (subsheet 5): various enclosures are integrated into this reave system. The system extends from SX 6902 7177 to SX 6895 7089. Runs parallel to fossilized reave system SX67SE/243 in both the reaves run south-west to north-east and reave system (subsheet 1). Visible on RAF 1946 and NMR 1977 aerial images at SX 6890 7125.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV158780Migrated Record:
SDV158782Aerial Photograph:
SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2375-2376.
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV6030Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system - northern section (Monument)
MDV27685Related to: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV12990Related to: Enclosure with hut 700m south of Bench Tor (Monument)
MDV6447Related to: Enclosure with two huts 270m south-west of Bench Tor, Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV26247Related to: Fossilised reave system at Stoke Farms, Holne (Monument)
MDV6450Related to: Hut and enclosure in Dartmeet reave system, south-west of Bench Tor (Monument)
MDV128498Related to: Hut on the edge of enclosure 200m south of Bench Tor (Monument)
MDV26376Related to: Hut on the edge of enclosure 200m south of Bench Tor (Monument)
MDV25439Related to: Part of the Holne Town Gutter leat (Monument)
MDV26483Related to: Unlikely hut on Holne Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 25 2023 4:48PM