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HER Number:MDV4283
Name:Bronze age field system west of Broadall Lake

Summary

A group of five adjoining fields with associated with eight hut circles west of Broadall Lake.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 610 631
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/40
  • Old SAM County Ref: 339

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66SW41 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV166610.

(site visited 1950) Fields are correct as shown.


National Monuments Record, 1977, NMR SX6163, 2 (Aerial Photograph). SDV166611.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Hut circles and field system. Eight huts, well built, with four or five associated rectangular fields. Field walls are of stone, with lynchets. Good condition, untouched. Agglomerated enclosure or small field system visible, comprising three main elements containing eight hut circles, all attached.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 179-180 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Five roughly rectangular fields, all adjoining with irregularly built walls. Each field contains between one tenth to half a hectrare in area and the largest, to the north of the settlement contains a large area of surface stone, or clitter. The newtake wall appears to faithfully preserve the northern boundary of the fields. Other details: Map 52, 5.


Department of National Heritage, 1996, Untitled Source (Correspondence). SDV166721.

Scheduled Monument Consent granted for works concerning the repair of the boundary wall.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 179-180.
SDV166610Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66SW41. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV166611Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. NMR SX6163. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2.
SDV166721Correspondence: Department of National Heritage. 1996. Scheduled Monument Consent Letter. Letter.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #91492 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4284Part of: Hut circle settlement west of Broadall Lake (Monument)
MDV4285Related to: Hut circle in settlement west of Broadall Lake (Monument)
MDV79131Related to: Hut circle in settlement west of Broadall Lake (Monument)
MDV79132Related to: Hut circle in settlement west of Broadall Lake (Monument)
MDV79133Related to: Hut circle in settlement west of Broadall Lake (Monument)
MDV79134Related to: Hut circle in settlement west of Broadall Lake (Monument)
MDV79135Related to: Hut circle in settlement west of Broadall Lake (Monument)
MDV79136Related to: Hut circle in settlement west of Broadall Lake (Monument)
MDV79137Related to: Hut circle in settlement west of Broadall Lake (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 11 2011 3:20PM