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HER Number:MDV8115
Name:Field system north-east of Bagtor Cottage

Summary

Four abandoned adjoining enclosures north-east of Bagtor Cottage. Earth and stone banks of 4 identifiable, abandoned, adjoining, rectilinear fields just to the north of current enclosed land. Of medieval or later date.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 762 755
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and stone walls of a Bronze Age parallel reave system on Mountsland, Halshanger and Horridge Commons, comprising the remains of a field system, hut circle settlements, enclosures and cairns, and surface remains of 19th century Hemsworthy Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/62
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX77NE26
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1824, 3122-3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352344.


National Monuments Record, 1977, SX7675 NMR, 1 (Aerial Photograph). SDV315427.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

The rectalinear banks of a possibly medieval field system are centred here. They seem to be associated with other field systems in the area and with existing field boundaries. Fragments of a field system are visible on a north-west by south-east alignment. Terminal banks are visible at SX76207558 and SX76407532, partly walled.


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

Visible on the aerial photography.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 50, figure 19 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Four abandoned adjoining enclosures north-east of Bagtor Cottage. Earth and stone banks of 4 identifiable, abandoned, adjoining, rectilinear fields just to the north of current enclosed land. Of medieval or later date. Condition is stable, SX76247 75553.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV315427Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. SX7675 NMR. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 1.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. 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: #107913 ]
SDV352344Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1824. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3122-3.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 50, figure 19.

Associated Monuments

MDV51796Related to: Bagtor Cottages, Ilsington (Building)
MDV26536Related to: Field bank in Bagtor enclosure (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Jun 24 2019 8:58AM