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HER Number:MDV66332
Name:Field system 340 metres south-west of Laughter Hole Farm

Summary

Irregular aggregate field system dating to the Bronze Age south-west of Laughter Hole Farm. Consists of at least eleven separate fields. The field walls are very difficult to see on the ground because of dense gorse growth, but they would appear to be typically of rubble construction standing 1.0 metre wide and 0.4 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 655 756
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/40/6
  • Old SAM Ref: 34457(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=est -/-/2002 (gerrard) irregular aggregate field system 340m south west of laughter hole farm (mpp).


Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV222044.

Nar=sx67ne67.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV222045.

Des=butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)46-7;fig 27.11.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV222046.

Des=mpp/157090.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV222047.

Des=gerrard, s. /(9/5/2002)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV222044National Monuments Record Database:
SDV222045Migrated Record:
SDV222046Migrated Record:
SDV222047Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV66333Related to: Field system south-east of Laughter Tor (Monument)
MDV66327Related to: Hut circle in field system 340 metres south-west of Laughter Hole Farm (Monument)
MDV66328Related to: Hut circle in field system 340 metres south-west of Laughter Hole Farm (Monument)
MDV66329Related to: Hut circle in field system 340 metres south-west of Laughter Hole Farm (Monument)
MDV66330Related to: Hut circle in field system 340 metres south-west of Laughter Hole Farm (Monument)
MDV66331Related to: Hut circle in field system 340 metres south-west of Laughter Hole Farm (Monument)
MDV66338Related to: Hut circle north of Laughter Tor (Monument)
MDV6020Related to: Hut circle settlement east of Laughter Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7388 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7406 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:Feb 24 2014 12:28PM