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HER Number:MDV6653
Name:Lynchets in field south of Jurston, Chagford


At least four well-defined lynchets visible on aerial photographs, running north-south within this field.


Grid Reference:SX 695 838
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/81

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LYNCHET (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Clearly visible on aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX68SE60, 09/12/1953 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV256596.

Definite lynchets in area centred at SX69518386.

National Monuments Record, 1979, SF1508, 925 (Aerial Photograph). SDV346563.

Visible on aerial photograph.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Four lynchets are visible on the aerial photographs and recorded.

Gerrard, S., 1993-2002, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report, 2/5/2000 (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

Considered under programme. Not of national importance since it survives in isolation with much of its context now being within existing field system.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Visible on aerial photograph, although are slightly less clear than on the earlier aerials.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2002. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown. 2/5/2000.
SDV256596Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX68SE60. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 09/12/1953.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #98218 ]
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV346563Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. SF1508. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 925.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 10 2013 10:41AM