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HER Number:MDV115889
Name:Prehistoric Settlement to the west of Pinchaford, Ilsington

Summary

Prehistoric parallel reave system settlement to the west of Pinchaford with three hut circles

Location

Grid Reference:SX 764 766
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and stone walls of a Bronze age parallel reave system on Haytor Down with a number of hut circle settlements, enclosures and prehistoric cairns, plus 19th century Bagtor Tin Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (Early Bronze Age to VII - 2200 BC to 700 AD)

Full description

Everett, C., 1988, Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features, HD89, Map 6 (Report - Survey). SDV359684.

Linear features shown on map as part of the reave system to the east and west of Haytor Rocks.


Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 10, Figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Prehistoric parallel reave settlement to the west of Pinchaford with three hut circles. A series of amorphous enclosure walls appear to be attached to an east-west reave. There are three hut circles each attached to an enclodure wall and the easternmost has a small enclosed plot to the north. The remains are poorly preserved and fragmentary.


Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Area of fragmentary boundaries shown on survey.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Linear features and hut circles shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #75235 ]
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 10, Figure 2.
SDV359684Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1988. Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features. HD89, Map 6.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV115893Parent of: Enclosure to north of Hut Circle at Prehistoric Settlement west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115890Parent of: Hut Circle at Prehistoric Settlement west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115891Parent of: Hut Circle at Prehistoric Settlement west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115892Parent of: Hut Circle at Prehistoric Settlement west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26958Part of: Parallel reave system south of Haytor Rocks (Monument)
MDV26543Related to: Area of Tin Working Trial Pits west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26616Related to: Tin Streamworks west of Haytor Vale, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26522Related to: Tin Working Open Cut south of the road to the south of Haytor Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Apr 3 2018 10:56AM