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HER Number:MDV30971
Name:Possible peat cutting on Buckland Common

Summary

Short, straight, length of bank with definite vertical face visible in marshy area between enclosed settlement and lane (disused) to Ruddycleave Farm.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 733 739
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/336

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PEAT CUTTING? (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Pascoe, E., Note (Personal Comment). SDV283021.

Local tradition of peat and turf cutting in this area.


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

Possibly seen as a hut circle in Royal Commission 1985 aerial photograph survey.


Weddell, P. J., 1987, Note, 15/2/1987 (Personal Comment). SDV283020.

Short, straight, length of bank with definite vertical face visible in marshy area between enclosed settlement and lane (disused) to Ruddycleave Farm.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV283020Personal Comment: Weddell, P. J.. 1987. Note. Not Applicable. 15/2/1987.
SDV283021Personal Comment: Pascoe, E.. Note. Not Applicable.
SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. [Mapped feature: #17418 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 27 2018 2:43PM