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HER Number:MDV63826
Name:Trial pits on Roborough Down


Group of 6 pits + a short 50m trench to the west of the holloway (rowe).


Grid Reference:SX 508 690
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of the World War II RAF Harrowbeer airfield, as well as medieval fields and farms, industrial tin working, sections of the Devonport and Plymouth Leats, and part of the Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway on Roborough Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/220/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIT (Unknown date)

Full description

ROWE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV16367.

Group of 6 pits + a short 50m trench to the west of the holloway (rowe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV247198.

Des=rowe,a. E. /buckland monachorum landscape study/(sept 1994)10/in pf.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV247199.

Des=rowe,a. /buckland monachorum: a west devon down + its history/(1999)19/copy in pf.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV16367Migrated Record: ROWE.
SDV247198Migrated Record:
SDV247199Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV62875Related to: Buckland Monachorum Medieval Site (Monument)
MDV12708Related to: Enclosure on Roborough Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 21 2017 4:18PM