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HER Number:MDV6710
Name:Earthwork enclosure at West Vitifer Mine, Chagford

Summary

Possible earthwork enclosure at West Vitifer Mine shown on 19th century map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 679 827
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/123
  • Old SAM Ref: 28728
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EARTHWORK (Unknown date)

Full description

Royal Air Force, 02/07/1964, F64 6399 (Aerial Photograph). SDV244309.

Appears to lie within scheduled area SAM 28728 'three agglomerated enclosures containing stone hut circles, a cairn cemetery, post-medieval fields and tinworks on Chagford Common'.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Horseshoe shaped earthwork in a rectilinear enclosure shown on 19th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Horseshoe shaped earthwork shown on early 20th century map.


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

Not visible on aerial photos.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape, Figure 7 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.

Several earthwork features shown to the south-east of the three buddles at 'New Vitifer Mine'.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Feature shown on modern mapping.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 443875, SX68SE75 (Website). SDV360651.

Vegetation mark of a small rectilinear enclosure containing a rectangular earth platform.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV244309Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 02/07/1964. F64 6399. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown.
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.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #111593 ]
SDV360382Post-Graduate Thesis: Passmore, A. J.. 1997. Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape. King Alfred's College, Winchester. A4 Comb Bound. Figure 7.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 443875, SX68SE75.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV6682Related to: West Vitifer Mine, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7505 - Boveycombehedd, Chagford: An Archaeological Investigation of a Diachronic Landscape

Date Last Edited:May 15 2018 3:31PM