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HER Number:MDV108855
Name:Structures on perimeter of enclosure on Dean Moor

Summary

This wall supports several other rectangular and semi-circular structures inside and out, probably contemporary with the original enclosure. Structure with unknown function at the south of the group, thought to be post medieval in date built against the perimeter of the enclosure wall, on the western side. Similar to MDV5286 (post medieval section).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 676 654
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PEN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, pg. 147-150, Map 57.16 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Structure 11 is similar to 10 and was excavated together with part of the perimeter wall and entrance alongside it. Nothing was found above the cobbled floor to indicate its function.
This wall supports several other rectangular and semi-circular structures inside and out, probably contemporary with the original enclosure.

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. pg. 147-150, Map 57.16. [Mapped feature: #68197 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5261Related to: Enclosure wall at settlement on Dean Moor (Monument)
MDV108857Related to: Hut circle in enclosure of settlement on Dean Moor (Monument)
MDV108856Related to: Hut circle on perimeter of enclosure on Dean Moor (Monument)
MDV14799Related to: Hut circle settlement on Dean Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 9 2015 3:34PM