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HER Number:MDV27805
Name:Medieval Field system in Dendles Waste, Cornwood

Summary

Medieval field system in Dendles Waste to the north, west and south of Dendles farmstead

Location

Grid Reference:SX 617 626
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/172

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Some fields shown on 19th century map.


Royal Air Force, 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2494, 3054 (Aerial Photograph). SDV147533.

Visible on aerial photograph.


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

Extent of field system hard to decide, but extends at least as far as SX61706290. Incorporates a deserted farmstead and a small track or road between fields.


Cornwood Parishoners, 1997, Hawns and Dendles - The 'In Between', 15 (Monograph). SDV360414.

Two Medieval farmsteads with associated fields.


Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S., 1998, Hawns and Dendles: An Archaeological Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 10, Figures 3 and 8 (Report - Survey). SDV346246.

Medieval field system at Dendles where the surviving walling attributable to this period consists of revetments and low turf and stone banks with one example displaying upright orthostatic slabs. The system has suffered disturbance and mutilation due to agrarian activity.


English Heritage, 2005, Medieval Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345602.

Linear features shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV147533Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2494. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3054.
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.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345602Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Medieval Survey Information. English Heritage Report. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85887 ]
SDV346246Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S.. 1998. Hawns and Dendles: An Archaeological Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Spiral Bound + Digital. 10, Figures 3 and 8.
SDV360414Monograph: Cornwood Parishoners. 1997. Hawns and Dendles - The 'In Between'. The Book of Cornwood and Lutton. 15.

Associated Monuments

MDV4359Related to: Hawns Medieval Farmstead, Dendles Wood, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV27806Related to: Medieval Farmstead in Dendles Wood, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4276Related to: Prehistoric Cairn in Dendles Waste, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV120038Related to: Tin Streamworks west of the River Yealm, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119884Related to: Two Prehistoric Hut Circles south of Dendles Farmstead, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4965 - Hawns and Dendles, Cornwood: An Archaeological survey by the Royal Commission

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2017 2:06PM