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HER Number:MDV30982
Name:Ripman's Gate, Buckland in the Moor


Moor gate recorded in the late 17th century Court Rolls for Buckland in the Moor. Known then as 'Lidgate' or 'Liddy Gate'. Now called 'Ripman's Gate'.


Grid Reference:SX 732 735
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/325
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MOORGATE (XV to Post Medieval - 1401 AD? to 1750 AD)

Full description

Unknown, 1593-1613, Court rolls account of Buckland in the Moor and boundary statement (Record Office Collection). SDV313184.

Liddygate recorded as being 'in disrepair' in Court Roll of 1689 (WRDO 74/134-5).

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

24/3/1987 Ripman's Gate. Gate at end of Bowden driftway with name plate. Formerly known as Lidgate.

Brown, M., 1996, A guide to the Parish of Buckland-in-the-Moor, 15 (Monograph). SDV361770.

Ripman's Gate was known as Liddy Gate in the late 17th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV313184Record Office Collection: Unknown. 1593-1613. Court rolls account of Buckland in the Moor and boundary statement. WDRO/74/698.
SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV361770Monograph: Brown, M.. 1996. A guide to the Parish of Buckland-in-the-Moor. A guide to the Parish of Buckland-in-the-Moor. A5 Paperback. 15.

Associated Monuments

MDV30601Related to: Banked lane to Bowden (Monument)
MDV25199Related to: Field system on western edge of Buckland Common (Monument)
MDV25173Related to: Narrow lane or drift on Buckland Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 15 2023 9:57AM