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HER Number:MDV52440
Name:Trackway from South Zeal to Hangingstone Hill, South Tawton

Summary

Including a short length of hollow way cutting through the triple stone alignment east of Cosdon Beacon. Trackway runs from South Zeal to Hangingstone Hill and was probably originally used to carry peat from the moorland and may date from the medieval period.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 639 908
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/19/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 24143(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOLLOW WAY (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))
  • TRACKWAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=17/1/1994 (gerrard) short length of holloway cutting through triple stone alignment. Represents part of a track leading from south zeal to hangingstone hill. This track was probably originally used to carry peat from the moorland and may date from the medieval period. Within the monument the trackway survives as two parallel holloways. The w holloway measures 3m wide and 0.7m deep, whilst the e example is 3m wide and 1m deep (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232384.

Crossing, w. /crossing's guide to dartmoor/(1990)64.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232385.

Des=mpp/133297.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV232384Migrated Record:
SDV232385Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV115806Related to: Natural Cairn used as a Modern Military Training Site on Hangingstone Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV115805Related to: Orthostat within Natural Cairn on Hangingstone Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV4377Related to: Round cairn on Hangingstone Hill (Monument)
MDV6886Related to: Triple stone alignment and cairn 780 metres east of Cawsand Beacon (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6556 - Survey of peat charcoal burning sites around Dartmoor Forest

Date Last Edited:Aug 4 2017 11:28AM