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HER Number:MDV112774
Name:Small abandoned enclosures on western area of Pudsham Down

Summary

Two enclosures totalling 1.4 hectares. The enclosures are bounded by very slight earthwork banks with external ditches. Of medieval or later date.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 725 747
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

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Aerial photographs reveal some faint features.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Map overlay indicates that the field system extends over this area as far as the ridge and furrow (MDV25151).


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

Outline of the enclosure visible on the aerial photograph. Map object based on this source.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 19, fig 17 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Enclosure is depicted on plan.


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

Two enclosures totalling 1.4 hectares at SX72561 74740. The enclosures are bounded by very slight earthwork banks with external ditches. Of medieval or later date. Condition is stable.
Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV358733Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 19, fig 17.

Associated Monuments

MDV25161Related to: FIELD SYSTEM in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV25151Related to: Ridge and Furrow on Pudsham Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2016 10:58AM