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HER Number:MDV58308
Name:Prehistoric field system on Shovel Down

Summary

Vis=est -/-/1997 (gerrard) irregular aggregate field system forming part of a stone hut circle settlement on e side of shovel down (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 657 859
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/163/4
  • Old SAM Ref: 28663

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 1439547, 1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Irregular aggregate field system forming part of a stone hut circle settlement on east side of Shovel Down. An irregular aggregate field system including at least four fields and four hut circles. The field system appears to be linked to the nearby co-axial one.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV220309.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 179, fig 36.7 (Monograph). SDV219155.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.


National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape (Website). SDV362732.

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. 179, fig 36.7.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 1439547, 1997.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV54531Related to: Cairn on Shovel Down, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV58305Related to: Hut circle in settlement on Shovel Down, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV58306Related to: Hut circle in settlement on Shovel Down, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV58307Related to: Hut circle in settlement on Shovel Down, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV58309Related to: Hut circle in settlement on Shovel Down, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV54537Related to: Medieval field system on Shovel Down (Monument)
MDV58310Related to: Possible hut circle on Shovel Down, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV6163Related to: Small settlement on Shovel Down, Gidleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6198 - Geophysical Survey on Shovel Down and Kes Tor

Date Last Edited:Feb 12 2019 1:15PM