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HER Number:MDV106561
Name:Rectangular Enclosure on Horridge Common

Summary

Small isolated rectangular enclosure attached to the north-east side of a reave across Horridge Common.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 751 752
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Enclosure visible.


Newman, P., 2013, An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon, 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV356396.

Small isolated rectangular enclosure with a hut circle attached to the northernmost reave running across Horridge Common.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Part of the Rippon Tor coaxial field system


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 59 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Small rectangular enclosure on Horridge Common
Small isolated rectangular enclosure attached to the north-east side of a reave across on the south-east slope of Rippon Tor within Horridge Common. A hut circle is attached to the northern corner (MDV62326). Condition is stable. SX75164 75226


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, RT8 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited January 2019. Vegetation encroachment especially gorse and molinia

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV356396Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2013. An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Bound + Digital. 8.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 59. [Mapped feature: #66086 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT8.

Associated Monuments

MDV62326Related to: Hut Circle on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV25747Related to: Parallel Reave System on Horridge Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6433 - Assessment of Halsanger Common, Horridge Common and Rippon Tor
  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 4:12PM