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HER Number:MDV29133
Name:Reave on Shovel Down

Summary

Length of reave running north-west to south-east. Part of the North Teign coaxial field system.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 651 854
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • MPP Archaeological Item Dataset: 143988
  • National Monuments Record: SX68NW24
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/164
  • Old SAM Ref: 28663
  • Pastscape: 443730

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REAVE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 13/04/1947, RAF/CPE/UK/1995, 1362-4 (Aerial Photograph). SDV224714.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 16/06/2003, Scheduled Monument Consent Letter (Correspondence). SDV356863.

Scheduled monument consent granted, subject to conditions, concerning the archaeological excavation of Shovel Down reave system.


National Monument Record, 18/05/1977, SX6486/1, 25-34 (Aerial Photograph). SDV356862.


Royal Air Force, 19/05/1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2082, 3285-7 (Aerial Photograph). SDV350392.


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

Reave visible on 1947 Royal Air Force and 1977 National Monuments Record aerial photos. Runns north-west to south-east from SX65098557 to SX65288531.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., 143988 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visit 1997. Part of coaxial field system.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, Map 37 (Monograph). SDV219155.


Agricultural Development Advisory Service, 1995, ADAS Record Sheet (Archive - Survey). SDV300454.

Site visit 13/02/1995. Condition stable.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Map object based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

South-eastern section of this reave depicted on the modern mapping. Map object based on this source.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

[Part of] the North Teign coaxial field system (western part) and associated later remains at Shovel Down, Stonetor Hill and Long Ridge.


National Monument Record, 2014, Pastscape, 443730 (Website). SDV355682.

[Part of] the earthwork remains of a parallel reave system on Shovel Down. SX68NW24. Record last updated: N/A.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. Map 37.
SDV224714Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 13/04/1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1995. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1362-4.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 143988.
SDV300454Archive - Survey: Agricultural Development Advisory Service. 1995. ADAS Record Sheet. Agricultural Development Advisory Sheet. Unknown.
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.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV350392Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 19/05/1947. RAF/CPE/UK/2082. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3285-7.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV355682Website: National Monument Record. 2014. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 443730.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV356862Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 18/05/1977. SX6486/1. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 25-34.
SDV356863Correspondence: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 16/06/2003. Scheduled Monument Consent Letter. Scheduled Monument Consent Letter. Letter.

Associated Monuments

MDV68287Related to: Reave crossing the northern edge of Fernworthy Forest (Monument)
MDV29125Related to: Reave to north of Fernworthy Forest (Monument)
MDV68277Related to: Reave to the south-west of Batworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8043 - Excavation on Shovel Down and Kes Tor

Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2014 12:14PM