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HER Number:MDV9333
Name:Field system on Waye Down

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SX 823 832
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Late Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 3000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

SX88SW/2/1, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV310614.

Vis=14/8/1977( silvester, r. J. ) field system on waye down. Area under densely packed trees, difficult to penetrate. Minor features such as these could have been destroyed by tree planting operations.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV310616.

Des=worksheet in parish file/(14/8/1977)silvester, r. J. ).

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, 4035 (Aerial Photograph). SDV121530.

1950, SX88SW8 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV310615.

sx88sw8. Vis=11/6/1953 (os) irregular scattered earth field banks; bracken covered ancient field system; within dartmoor national park.

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

Two curving linear banks banks visible at SX82358335 and SX82328332. There is an ovoid enclosure at SX82438329; (MDV26501).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV121530Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1823. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4035.
SDV310614Report - Survey: SX88SW/2/1.
SDV310615Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: 1950. SX88SW8.
SDV310616Migrated Record:
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV26501Related to: Circular enclosure on Waye Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 16 2017 12:42PM