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HER Number:MDV27799
Name:Field system at Lower Piles, Yadsworthy

Summary

Field system visible on 1948 Royal Air Force aerial photograph and depicted on map overlay, running from the prehistoric settlement in the south to the deserted medieval farmstead in the north.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 642 607
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and walling remains of two field systems of unknown date containing two Bronze Age hut circles to east and north-east of Yadsworthy Farm
  • Scheduled Monument 1009578: Agglomerated enclosure with hut circles, south of Lower Piles
  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a field system with possible prehistoric origins surrounding Lower Piles deserted medieval farmstead, as well as a prehistoric cairn and industrial streamworking along Piles Brook and the River Erme

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/161
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Late Neolithic to Post Medieval - 3000 BC to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Map object based on this source.


Royal Air Force, 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2494, 4072 (Aerial Photograph). SDV147533.


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

Field system visible on 1948 Royal Air Force aerial photograph and depicted on map overlay, running from the prehistoric settlement in the south to the deserted medieval farmstead in the north.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Field system partially depicted on the modern mapping. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV147533Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2494. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4072.
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.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV34252Related to: Cairn in north-east corner of Lower Piles (Monument)
MDV4306Related to: Lower Piles Medieval Settlement, Harford (Monument)
MDV4354Related to: UNENCLOSED HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT in the Parish of Harford (Monument)
MDV13222Related to: Yadsworthy field system, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 29 2017 12:28PM