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HER Number:MDV103636
Name:Enclosure on south-east slope of Hickaton Hill, Dean Prior

Summary

Rectangular enclosure surrounded by a low rubble bank.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 674 659
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric enclosure on south-east slope of Hickaton Hill, Dean Prior

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, Map 57, 153 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Rectangular enclosure (E), about 0.1 hectares in extent, surrounded by a low rubble bank barely 0.3 metres above the turf.


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

Enclosure shows well on aerial photographs.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Rectangular enclosure depicted on modern mapping, circa 31 metres by 42 metres.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. Map 57, 153.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63141 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24782Related to: Leat on Hickaton Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 19 2018 1:22PM