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HER Number:MDV63627
Name:Outbuilding in deserted farm on Peek Hill


Rectangular drystone building to the north-east of the longhouse on Peek Hill. Measures 8.4 metres by 2.9 metres.


Grid Reference:SX 558 700
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/401
  • Old SAM Ref: 24089.02
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 156874 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

2/2/2000 Outbuilding forming part of a medieval settlement on Peek Hill, 230 metres north-east of Lowery Tor .
Drystone construction. Measures 8.4 metres by 2.9 metres. Walls 0.8 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. The building is orientated at 320 degrees and is situated 66.2 metres at 60 degrees from the nearby longhouse. The interior is filled with rubble. A doorway exists in the south-west wall and an outshut is attached to the north-east side of the building. The outshut measures 2 metres long by 1.1 metres wide and at this point the outbuilding wall is 1.1 metres high. Bracken and grass-covered.
Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 156874.

Associated Monuments

MDV28528Part of: Deserted farmstead on Peek Hill (Monument)
MDV63626Related to: Longhouse on Peek Hill (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 11 2018 11:05AM