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HER Number:MDV30984
Name:Pits in Birch Wood, Buckland in the Moor

Summary

Terraces and pits in mixed woodland on steep south-west facing hillside. The disturbed land is divided from the field to the east by a wall of single large upended stones. Purpose unknown, but there is a disused quarry nearby with stone of similar appearance. Possibly this is another quarry.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 730 733
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/309/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (XVIII to XX - 1751 AD? to 1980 AD (Between))

Full description

Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist, 26/11/1983 (Un-published). SDV345904.

SX 7305 7330 Terraces and pits in mixed woodland on steep south-west facing hillside. The disturbed land is divided from the field to the east by a wall of single large upended stones. Purpose unknown, but there is a disused quarry nearby with stone of similar appearance. Possibly this is another quarry.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. 26/11/1983. [Mapped feature: #17429 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 30 2018 11:27AM