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HER Number:MDV5586
Name:Trackway; same as MDV5585

Summary

Vis=31/5/1978 (greeves). Ancient track leading from fatherford on the east okement sw onto east hill, as far as klondyke corner. It mostly takes the form of a sunken lane, lined with beeches on top of the hedge on its north side. This is bridleway 11 (worksheet).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 602 946
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/60

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=31/5/1978 (greeves). Ancient track leading from fatherford on the east okement sw onto east hill, as far as klondyke corner. It mostly takes the form of a sunken lane, lined with beeches on top of the hedge on its north side. This is bridleway 11 (worksheet).


GREEVES, 1978, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV257127.

Another track runs south of, and roughly parallel to the above track (greeves, 1978).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV257129.

Des=greeves, t. /worksheet.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV257130.

Timms, s. /as above/(14/4/1983).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV257131.

Des=greeves, t. /archaeological sites within okehampton park and its vicinity/(1978)no d.7,d.8 in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV257132.

Des=king, a. C. /dcra survey a30 okehampton bypass - final report/(31/1/1979)/ no.49 in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV257133.

Des=english heritage: central excavation unit/okehampton by-pass: field survey/(1987)13,74/in pf.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV3991.

Worksheet gives terminal points as above ngr and sx59389398 but see sx59se/45 for its continuation westwards towards meldon (timms).


EH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6015.

Holloway 3-10m wide x up to 3m deep running nw to se from the ford on the east okement river interpreted as a probable horse tramway serving the quarry at ngr sx60419458 taking stone to the army camp to the n of okehampton (eh).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV257127Migrated Record: GREEVES, 1978.
SDV257129Migrated Record:
SDV257130Migrated Record:
SDV257131Migrated Record:
SDV257132Migrated Record:
SDV257133Migrated Record:
SDV3991Migrated Record:
SDV6015Migrated Record: EH.

Associated Monuments

MDV5585Related to: Trackway from Fatherford to Meldon, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3474 - Earthwork survey of Okehampton Castle and Park

Date Last Edited:May 22 2015 2:36PM