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HER Number:MDV112769
Name:Rectangular building foundations on Pudsham Down

Summary

Earthwork remains of three possible rectangular buildings, attached to an earthwork field bank on the southern edge of Pudsham Down. The remains are very subtle but their rectangular character is clear and all are between 3.5 and 4.0 metres wide. The longest of the three is 13 metres; the others are approximately 9.0 metres. These remains have possible medieval origins.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 731 745
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD? (Between))

Full description

Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 60 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Rectangular building foundations
Earthwork remains of three possible rectangular buildings, attached to an earthwork field bank on the southern edge of Pudsham Down. The remains are very subtle but their rectangular character is clear and all are between 3.5 and 4m wide. The longest of the three is 13m; the others are approximately 9m. These remains have possible medieval origins. Condition is stable though affected by bracken. SX73161 74583


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites (Un-published). SDV358733.

First recording of the features; see main record for detail.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV358733Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites. Digital. [Mapped feature: #72134 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 60.

Associated Monuments

MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV30656Related to: Linear feature south of Pudsham Down (Monument)
MDV8001Related to: Longhouse on Pudsham Down (Monument)
MDV30655Related to: Medieval fields on Pudsham Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2016 11:25AM