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HER Number:MDV3058
Name:Peek Moor Gate, Ugborough

Summary

One of the probable medieval gateways onto the moor. This gate is known as Peek Moor Gate and is situated at the end of the road from Cheston, where the road turns down the hill to Owley. The gate gives access to the eastern slopes of Ugborough Beacon, and also to the tin workings in the Glaze Valley. Gate is still in use.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 592
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/142

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE (Late Medieval - 1401 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Spence Bate, C., 1872, Ancient Map of Dartmoor, 510 (Article in Serial). SDV337015.

Picke Yeat. One of 8 yeats on the 1478? map of Dartmoor.


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

Peek Moor Gate is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Crossing, W., 1912 (1965), Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor (Monograph). SDV320981.

This gate is now known as Peek Moor Gate and is situated at the end of the road from Cheston, where the road turns down the hill to Owley. The gate gives access to the eastern slopes of Ugborough Beacon, and also to the tin workings in the Glaze Valley. Gate is still in use.


Smith, N., 1991, Survey Report of Sites and Monuments on Ugborough Moor and within woodlands at Owley, Peek Moor Gate and Pennaton Bridge, 12 (Report - Survey). SDV360448.

Medieval gateway onto the moor.


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

Peek Moor Gate is shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV320981Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337015Article in Serial: Spence Bate, C.. 1872. Ancient Map of Dartmoor. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 5. A5 Hardback. 510.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86917 ]
SDV360448Report - Survey: Smith, N.. 1991. Survey Report of Sites and Monuments on Ugborough Moor and within woodlands at Owley, Peek Moor Gate and Pennaton Bridge. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 12.

Associated Monuments

MDV3053Related to: Gate onto the open moor at Cheston (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7413 - Peek Moor Gate, Owley and Pennaton Bridge plantations archaeological survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2017 10:04AM