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HER Number:MDV52827
Name:Reaves on Cosdon Hill

Summary

One of the reaves is oriented east-west across the northern part of Cosdon Hill. The second, at which the cairn forms the junction, align with the head of Ford Brook to the north-east. A third short section at Foxes Holt also runs to the north-east. Collectively they form the Cosdon North reave system.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 634 926
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX69SW166
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1572715
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/86/1
  • Pastscape: 1572715

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • REAVE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV218261.

Nmr=sx69sw46.

Royal Air Force, 1968, V58/RAF/8510, 23-24, 53-54 (Aerial Photograph). SDV221443.

Two parallel reaves are visible leading off of the reave to the north-west. they extend from SX631922 - SX638930 and from SX634922-SX642928.

Ordnance Survey, 1977, 77/105, 30/07/1977, 196 (Aerial Photograph). SDV218260.

The cropmark of a probable reave is visible on aerial photographs from SX640922 to SX636923.

Fleming, A., 1983, The Prehistoric Landscape of Dartmoor. Part 2: North and East Dartmoor, 214, 236 (Article in Serial). SDV227880.

One of the reaves is oriented east-west across the northern part of Cosdon Hill. The second, at which the cairn forms the junction, align with the head of Ford Brook to the north-east. A third short section at Foxes Holt also runs to the north-east. Collectively they form the Cosdon North reave system.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV218260Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1977. 77/105. Ordnance Survey Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 30/07/1977, 196.
SDV218261Migrated Record:
SDV221443Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1968. V58/RAF/8510. royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 23-24, 53-54.
SDV227880Article in Serial: Fleming, A.. 1983. The Prehistoric Landscape of Dartmoor. Part 2: North and East Dartmoor. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 49. Unknown. 214, 236.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94447 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV63637Related to: Reave south of Ivytor Mine (Monument)
MDV13064Related to: Round cairn on Cosdon Hill, 1010 metres north of Cosdon Beacon (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 30 2021 10:31AM