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HER Number:MDV117582
Name:Enclosure (a) within Headland Warren, North Bovey

Summary

Enclosure (a) within Headland Warren which was one of seven in use from the 17th to early 20th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 684 808
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (XVII to XX - 1700 AD to 1920 AD)

Full description

Newman , P., 2001, Headland Warren Part 3: The Warren, 5-7, Figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV359913.

Enclosure (a) sited on the western lower slope of Birch Tor is one of seven at Headland Warren with robust dry-stone walls although it is unclear whether the enclosures were to keep rabbits in or out. This largest enclosure measures 126 metres by 100 metres covering 1 hectare and has a small 1 metre wide gateway.


English Heritage, 2005, Medieval Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345602.

Quadrilateral enclosure shown on survey.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Enclosure shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345602Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Medieval Survey Information. English Heritage Report. Digital.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #76890 ]
SDV359913Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2001. Headland Warren Part 3: The Warren. English Heritage Survey Report. A1/20/2001. A4 Comb Bound. 5-7, Figure 2.

Associated Monuments

MDV117780Parent of: Pillow Mounds at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV78200Parent of: Vermin Trap within Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV6549Part of: Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV117587Related to: Enclosure (b) within Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV117589Related to: Enclosure (c) within Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV117590Related to: Enclosure (d) within Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV117596Related to: Enclosure (e) within Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV117593Related to: Enclosure (f) within Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV117591Related to: Enclosure (g) within Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118821Related to: Medieval Enclosures within the Settlement at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118862Related to: Medieval Field System to the north of the Settlement at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118819Related to: Medieval Longhouse within the Settlement at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118820Related to: Medieval Longhouse within the Settlement at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV118818Related to: Medieval Settlement within Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV117783Related to: Pillow Mound at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV117782Related to: Pillow Mounds at Headland Warren, North Bovey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7139 - Headland Warren Survey (Ref: A1/20/2001)

Date Last Edited:Mar 31 2017 11:22AM