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HER Number:MDV6711
Name:Possible enclosure south of West Vitifer Tin Mine, Chagford


Possible enclosure visible as a cropmark on aerial photograph which may be part of the Bovey streamworking


Grid Reference:SX 678 825
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Extensive area of tin streamworks on the River Bovey related to tin working and the medieval field system around Lakeland Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/124
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Full description

Royal Air Force, 02/07/1964, F64 6399, 20-21 (Aerial Photograph). SDV244309.

Photograph taken on 2nd July 1964.

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

Not visible on aerial photographs.

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

Triangular-shaped enclosure visible on aerial photograph.

National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 443876, SX68SE76 (Website). SDV360651.

Cropmark of part of a possible oval enclosure at SX 6784 8259.
Previous condition unknown. Bracken covered. Not visible on ground - probably small element of valley floor tin streamworking remains.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV244309Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 02/07/1964. F64 6399. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 20-21.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #98371 ]
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 443876, SX68SE76.

Associated Monuments

MDV27847Part of: Streamworks on River Bovey, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 27 2018 9:56AM