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HER Number:MDV119448
Name:Gun emplacement on Walkhampton Common

Summary

One of the hut circles on Walkhampton Common was classified as a modern mortar emplacement in 1993.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 561 757
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of eight scattered Bronze Age hut circles on Walkhampton Common and a World War II mortar emplacement

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1993-2002, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report, 31/5/1993 (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

World War II mortar emplacement (SX5615 7579). Not recommended for scheduling as a hut circle but may be reviewed later.
Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2002. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown. 31/5/1993.

Associated Monuments

MDV55591Related to: Gun emplacement (Monument)
MDV63860Related to: MILITARY EARTHWORKS in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV56739Related to: Military feature on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV28503Related to: Scattered group of hut circles on Walkhampton Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 27 2017 11:57AM