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HER Number:MDV36326
Name:Adit in Rushford Wood, Chagford

Summary

Within Rushford Wood, in an area recently cleared and replanted with conifers. A shallow gully, aligned south-west by north-east, runs into the hillside and looks like a possible blocked adit.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 703 897
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a tin openwork and possible adit in Rush Ford Wood, with potential medieval origins

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/253

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ADIT (Constructed, XIV to Post Medieval - 1400 AD? to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 1989, Archaeological Features in Rushford Wood, Chagford, 20/5/1989 (Un-published). SDV249082.

SX7032 9003: Adit?
Within Rushford Wood, in an area recently cleared and replanted with conifers. A shallow gully, aligned south-west by north-east, runs into the hillside and looks like a possible blocked adit.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV249082Un-published: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1989. Archaeological Features in Rushford Wood, Chagford. Digital. 20/5/1989. [Mapped feature: #21225 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV122238Related to: Leat channel in Rushford Woods (Monument)
MDV36325Related to: Openwork in Rushford Wood, Chagford (Monument)
MDV36323Related to: Tin openwork in Rushford Wood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 10 2018 11:47AM