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HER Number:MDV104912
Name:Enclosure on Easdon Down, North Bovey

Summary

Semi circular enclosure containing the remains of one, possibly two hut circles.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 732 828
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and walling of Bronze Age parallel reave system on Easdon Down and fossilised in the surrounding fields

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, Map 22, 157 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Enclosure built onto one end of a meandering bank containing a hut circle inside.


Baldwin, J. + Butler, S. + Harper, B. + Hewitt, J. + Hugo, R. + Kapff, M. + Perkins, K. + Stewart, C. + Taylor, A., 1999, The Book of Manaton, 6 (Monograph). SDV351773.

Aerial photograph of Easdon showing semi circular enclosure with a hut circle against the wall and the remains of another.


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

Enclosure visible, circa 97 metres by 58 metres.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. Map 22, 157.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64367 ]
SDV351773Monograph: Baldwin, J. + Butler, S. + Harper, B. + Hewitt, J. + Hugo, R. + Kapff, M. + Perkins, K. + Stewart, C. + Taylor, A.. 1999. The Book of Manaton. The Book of Manaton. Hardback Volume. 6.

Associated Monuments

MDV8756Related to: Hut Circles within Enclosure on Easdon Down, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV26996Related to: Possible hut circle on Easdon Down (Monument)
MDV48021Related to: Reave system on Easdon Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 9 2017 4:28PM