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HER Number:MDV27802
Name:Field system east of Rook Tor

Summary

Field system extends to SX60956155 and then to SX60826196. It incorporates a deserted medieval settlement and is close to an opencast mine. Includes area of ridge and furrow, and it has absorbed an enclosure with hut circles at its northern end.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 607 616
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/164
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2494, 3056 (Aerial Photograph). SDV147533.


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

Field system extends to SX60956155 and then to SX60826196. It incorporates a deserted medieval settlement and is close to an opencast mine. Includes an area of ridge and furrow in the northernmost field (running north-south), and it has absorbed an enclosure with hut circles in the same field at the northern end of the field system.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV147533Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2494. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3056.
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. Overlay depicts field system. [Mapped feature: #85884 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4339Related to: Ford Barn Deserted Medieval Settlement, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4338Related to: Ford Waste settlement, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV27803Related to: Small opencast mines at East Rook Gate (Monument)
MDV45135Related to: The southern of three enclosures north of Ford Waste (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 30 2015 12:43PM