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HER Number:MDV22901
Name:Pottery from Houndtor settlement

Summary

Around 4000 sherds of medieval pottery have been recovered from the medieval settlement at Houndtor including fragments of cooking vessels and jugs.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 746 787
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/7/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 601
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 28786

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Russell-Welch, M., 1979, Pottery sherds found at Houndtor deserted medieval village (Worksheet). SDV294899.

Houndtor. 10 sherds of medieval pottery found sticking out of the wall which lines the approach to the west entrance of the most easterly longhouse on the site, at 30-45cm above present ground level. Pot examined by J. Allan, and included a jug sherd of c1250 or later, 2 cooking pot rims, and 7 sherds of 13th or 14th century date, probably locally made. Other details: Sketch.


Dartmoor National Park + English Heritage, 2002, Houndtor: Deserted Medieval Settlement, 15 (Leaflet). SDV295904.

Around 4000 sherds of medieval pottery have been recovered from the medieval settlement at Houndtor including fragments of cooking vessels and jugs. Most of the unglazed coarsewares had been made in or near Totnes.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Worksheet: Russell-Welch, M.. 1979. Pottery sherds found at Houndtor deserted medieval village. Worksheet. Digital.
  • Leaflet: Dartmoor National Park + English Heritage. 2002. Houndtor: Deserted Medieval Settlement. A5 Stapled. 15.

Associated Monuments

MDV7414Part of: Deserted Medieval Settlement at Hound Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3873 - POT (XI to Unknown - 1066 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV558 - Visit to Houndtor

Date Last Edited:Oct 3 2017 10:30AM