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HER Number:MDV54548
Name:Bank north-west of Batworthy Farm

Summary

A turf built bank located circa 40 metres outside and roughly parallel to the western boundary of Batworthy Farm. It measures 1.2 metres wide with a maximum height of 0.3 metres, traces of a ditch, 0.8 metres wide and 0.2 metres deep lie on its western side. It does not appear to be associated with the Castor Parallel Reave System and probably represents an earlier, or unfinished, boundary of Batworthy Farm.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 656 867
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/286

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

A turf-built bank of uncertain date measuring 1.2 metres wide and 0.3 metres high. Scheduled.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape (Website). SDV360651.

SX 65538689 to SX 65748658. A turf built bank located circa 40 metres outside and roughly parallel to the western boundary of Batworthy Farm. It measures 1.2 metres wide with a maximum height of 0.3 metres, traces of a ditch, 0.8 metres wide and 0.2 metres deep lie on its western side. It does not appear to be associated with the Castor Parallel Reave System (SX 68 NE 67) and probably represents an earlier, or unfinished, boundary of Batworthy Farm (citing Probert, S. A. J., 11/10/1991, Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111527 ]
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV77120Related to: Batworthy, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV14879Related to: Reave on Shovel Down, Gidleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 20 2018 8:42AM