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HER Number:MDV59570
Name:SPOIL HEAP in the Parish of Meavy

Summary

Spoil heaps n of higher meavy bridge farm between the farm buildings and the line of the plymouth leat. These may represent spoil thrown from quarrying or mining in the vicinity (exeter archaeology).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 546 671
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/209

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SPOIL HEAP (Unknown date)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217869.

Ea/archaeological assessment of south west water burrator to crownhill water main upgrade/( 1996)8/(ea report 96.56).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217870.

Bayer, o. J. + sage, s. A. /archaeological recording on the swwsl burrator to crownhill water main upgrade:stage 2/(1997)2,3/(ea report 97.24).


BAYER + SAGE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219350.

The majority of the spoil heaps consisted of sub-rounded, large granite fragments and large angular shillet fragments within a brown silty loam matrix. These deposits varied in depth between 0.75m and 2m. At w end of the wood, occasional pockets of clean yellow/brown coarse sand were encountered (bayer + sage).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV79.

Spoil heaps n of higher meavy bridge farm between the farm buildings and the line of the plymouth leat. These may represent spoil thrown from quarrying or mining in the vicinity (exeter archaeology).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV217869Migrated Record:
SDV217870Migrated Record:
SDV219350Migrated Record: BAYER + SAGE.
SDV79Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV107520Related to: Hernspitt farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM