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HER Number:MDV62346
Name:Ridge and furrow on Halshanger Common

Summary

An area of ridge and furrow on Halsanger Common, overlying the Bronze Age parallel reave system. Runs north-west by south-east.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 742 745
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/428
  • Old SAM Ref: 28774

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., 152335 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visit 1999. An area of ridge and furrow on Halsanger Common.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 40, Fig. 5.1, Map 5 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Ridge and furrow depicted on Butler's Map 5.


Newman, P., 2013, An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon, Table 1 (Report - Assessment). SDV356396.

Condition stable. Short grassland and bracken.


Newman, P., 2013, Halshanger Sites Visited and Confirmed (Report - Survey). SDV351113.

Site surveyed and grid reference confirmed.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 59 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Ridge and furrow on Halshanger Common
Approximately 1.6 hectares of ridge and furrow earthworks. Conditions is stable. SX74254 74603.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 152335.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 40, Fig. 5.1, Map 5.
SDV351113Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2013. Halshanger Sites Visited and Confirmed. Digital.
SDV356396Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2013. An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Bound + Digital. Table 1.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 59. [Mapped feature: #96984 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV62345Related to: Clearance cairns on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV8041Related to: Halshanger Common Parallel Reave System (Monument)
MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV62347Related to: Trial pits on Halshanger Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6433 - Assessment of Halsanger Common, Horridge Common and Rippon Tor
  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 18 2016 10:40AM