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HER Number:MDV112770
Name:Possible rectangular building north of Hollow Tor

Summary

Earthwork remains of two ends and one side of a possible rectangular building just south of the Tor Croft enclosures, disturbed when the enclosure walls were built. Date unknown but may be medieval.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 730 763
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING? (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Earthwork remains of two ends and one side of a possible rectangular building just south of the Tor Croft enclosures at SX73044 76367, disturbed when the enclosure walls were built. Date unknown – medieval or later? Condition is stable.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, RT61 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 18/08/2019. Unable to find any evidence of this building. The bracken was thick and 100% inundation but the only visible evidence of a potential building was the other side of the wall. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, RT61 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 18/08/2019. Photo taken looking from the east towards the west showing the lack of visibility due to the bracken

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 60. [Mapped feature: #119323 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT61.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT61.

Associated Monuments

MDV26825Related to: CAIRNFIELD in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV113193Related to: Hut circle and ruined enclosure walls east of Tor Croft (Monument)
MDV15723Related to: Medieval enclosures and cultivation north and west of Hollow Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2019 3:27PM