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HER Number:MDV54691
Name:Cultivation ridges north-west of Stannon Farmstead


Abandoned plot of cultivation ridges north-west of Stannon farm. Five ridges, each measuring around 1.6 metres wide up to 0.2 metres high and 9.0 metres long, which are probably 19th century lazy beds.


Grid Reference:SX 649 808
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 68 SW 119
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/156

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LAZY BEDS (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monument Record, 2017, Pastscape (Website). SDV359964.

Centred SX64998077. An abandoned plot of cultivation ridges located on the steep east-facing slope north-west of Stannon. The five ridges, each measuring around 1.6 metres wide up to 0.2 metres high and 9.0 metres long, are probably 19th century lazy beds (citing Fletcher, M. J., 9/8/1990, Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England field investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359964Website: National Monument Record. 2017. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. [Mapped feature: #94957 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV54553Related to: Stannon Cottage Leat (Monument)
MDV29143Related to: Stannon farmstead, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 2 2017 11:50AM