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HER Number:MDV66643
Name:Northern building within Riddipit Farmstead, Walkhampton

Summary

Northern of two long rectangular buildings at Riddipit. The building is built against a revetted slope and includes three rooms with an additional outshut against the south western wall. The northern wall of the building is up 1.6 metres high, whilst the others average 0.4 metres high. The interior is rubble filled. The outshut measures 4.5 metres long by 4 metres wide and is denoted by a 1.5 metre wide and 0.3 metre high earthwork.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 570 701
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SE71
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/154/10
  • Old SAM Ref: 22382

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (XVI to XIX - 1600 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Building depicted on the Tithe Map.


Ordnance Survey, 1880 - 1899, First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Building not depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV150434.


Gerrard, S., 1992-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157329, 27/6/2002 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Northern building within Riddipit Farmstead, 725 metres north of Norsworthy Bridge. Northern of two long rectangular buildings at Riddipit. The building is built against a revetted slope and includes three rooms with an additional outshut against the south western wall. The northern wall of the building is up 1.6 metres high, whilst the others average 0.4 metres high. The interior is rubble filled. The outshut measures 4.5 metres long by 4 metres wide and is denoted by a 1.5 metre wide and 0.3 metre high earthwork.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 127; fig 49.12 (Monograph). SDV137656.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Foundations of the building are 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. 127; fig 49.12.
  • Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
  • Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1992-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157329, 27/6/2002.
  • Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV12839Part of: Reddipitt Farm, deserted site north-east of Leather Tor Bridge (Monument)
MDV66645Related to: Ancillary buildings at Riddipit Farmstead, Walkhampton (Building)
MDV66644Related to: Southern building within Riddipit Farmstead, Walkhampton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 7 2015 2:46PM