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HER Number:MDV40206
Name:Fragmentary enclosure on Wigford Down, Meavy

Summary

Previously identified by the 1985 aerial photograph project as a 'pillow mound' but Butler identifies as a fragment of enclosure / field wall attached to a hut circle (MDV40207).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 541 647
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/125

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

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

'Pillow mound' depicted on map overlay (but not described) on 1985 aerial photograph project. No photograph reference given.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, Map 48.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Curving fragment of enclosure / field wall attached to a hut circle (MDV40207) depicted by Butler.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

Visible on the aerial photograph. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. Map 48.1.
  • Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
  • Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV40207Related to: Hut circle on Wigford Down, Meavy (Monument)
MDV40211Related to: Medieval field system on Wigford Down, Meavy (Monument)
MDV2219Related to: Parallel reave system on Wigford Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2017 10:06AM