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HER Number:MDV30714
Name:Birch Wood, Buckland in the Moor


Birch Wood adjoins Bagley Wood and is mentioned in documentary sources.


Grid Reference:SX 728 732
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a Bronze Age parallel reave system on Buckland Common and Blackslade Down, including prehistoric settlements and cairns, as well as medieval and later remains

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/388
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WOOD (XV to XIX - 1450 AD to 1840 AD)

Full description

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

Birch Wood is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.

Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist, 1986 (Un-published). SDV345904.

Birch Wood. Situated next to Bagley Wood and separated from it by Ruddycleave Water. Nutwells on eastern side. Not named on the Tithe Apportionment of 1840. See worksheet for full details of documentary references.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Birch Wood is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. 1986.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86980 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV30715Related to: Bagley Wood, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV25199Related to: Field system on western edge of Buckland Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 15 2023 9:57AM