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HER Number:MDV48008
Name:King Wall

Summary

The medieval and postmedieval boundary marked on maps as King Wall, over 3 kilometres long, probably fossilises a reave. Its northern half is a parish boundary.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 534 868
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridestowe
Civil ParishLands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton
Civil ParishSourton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDESTOWE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/140/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REAVE (Early Bronze Age to Post Medieval - 2200 BC to 1750 AD (Between))
  • PARISH BOUNDARY (Modern - 1751 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

Fleming, A., 1983, The Prehistoric Landscape of Dartmoor. Part 2: North and East Dartmoor, 237 (Article in Serial). SDV227880.

The medieval and postmedieval boundary marked on maps as King Wall, over 3 kilometres long, probably fossilises a reave. Its northern half is a parish boundary.

Fleming, A., 1988, The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions, 46, 55, figs 25,30 (Monograph). SDV229071.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV227880Article in Serial: Fleming, A.. 1983. The Prehistoric Landscape of Dartmoor. Part 2: North and East Dartmoor. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 49. Unknown. 237.
SDV229071Monograph: Fleming, A.. 1988. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. Hardback Volume. 46, 55, figs 25,30.

Associated Monuments

MDV80649Related to: King's Way Cross, Great Nodden, Bridestowe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 14 2020 10:33AM