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HER Number:MDV56580
Name:Boundary in settlement south-west of White Tor, Peter Tavy


Sinuous stony bank up to 2.5 metres wide by up to 0.5 metres high running north-east from settlement towards the reave to the south-west of White Tor


Grid Reference:SX 540 785
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57NW64
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/117/11/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY WALL (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Pattison, P., 1988, Duchy Farms Survey (includes Cuddliptown Down) (Report - Survey). SDV226221.

Visited on 24th April 1988. A sinuous, intermittent stony bank 1.5 metres to 2.5 metres wide and 0.2 metres to 0.5 metres high leads north-east from the outcrop edge above the north-east corner of enclosure "M". It heads towards the Great Western Reave, through thick clitter, but stops 10 metres short.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 91-92, Map 31, Figure 31.7 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Sinuous boundary shown running south-west to north-east from the north-east of Site '10' towards the 'reave' to the south-west of 'White Tor Fort'.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Boundary visible curving north-east for 130 metres on aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2022, Mastermap 2022 (Cartographic). SDV364674.

Boundary shown on modern mapping curving from the settlement for 130 metres past the reave towards 'White Tor Camp.

National Monuments Record, Unknown, SX57NW64, SX57NW64 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV270002.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 91-92, Map 31, Figure 31.7.
SDV226221Report - Survey: Pattison, P.. 1988. Duchy Farms Survey (includes Cuddliptown Down). Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.
SDV270002National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. Unknown. SX57NW64. NMR Database. SX57NW64.
SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV364674Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2022. Mastermap 2022. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV7388Part of: Hut circle settlement south-west of White Tor, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV56579Related to: Enclosure within settlement south-west of White Tor Camp, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV4113Related to: Great Western Reave at White Tor (Monument)
MDV4101Related to: White Tor Camp, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 19 2023 11:43AM