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HER Number:MDV66646
Name:Building forming an outlying part of Riddipit Farmstead, Walkhampton

Summary

A drystone structure attached to the field wall revetment. Its interior measures 3.8 metres long by 3 metres wide and is denoted by a wall standing up to 0.8 metres wide and 1 metre high. The wall is composed of large blocks and the building is orientated at 285 degrees. The west-north-west side of the structure is open ended. The revetment wall to which it is attached is 1.5 metres high at this point. Grass and brash within the structure from clearance of trees in the vicinity. A sunken lane leading to the building may suggest that it is an outbuilding associated with the nearby farmstead.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 570 700
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/154/12
  • Old SAM Ref: 22382

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Building depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


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


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157332, 27/6/2002 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Building forming an outlying part of Riddipit Farmstead, 770 metres north-east of Norsworthy Bridge. A drystone structure attached to the field wall revetment. Its interior measures 3.8 metres long by 3 metres wide and is denoted by a wall standing up to 0.8 metres wide and 1 metre high. The wall is composed of large blocks and the building is orientated at 285 degrees. The west-north-west side of the structure is open ended. The revetment wall to which it is attached is 1.5 metres high at this point. Grass and brash within the structure from clearance of trees in the vicinity. A sunken lane leading to the building may suggest that it is an outbuilding associated with the nearby farmstead.


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

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 + Digital.
  • Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157332, 27/6/2002.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #98261 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12839Part of: Reddipitt Farm, deserted site north-east of Leather Tor Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 7 2015 3:36PM