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HER Number:MDV121069
Name:Two Small Enclosures associated with Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford

Summary

Two small enclosures built onto the north side of the southern Prehistoric settlement on Chagford Common

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 831
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/120/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, Map 25 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Two small enclosures attached to the northern exterior of the southern Prehistoric settlement on Chagford Common. A D-shaped paddock between two hut circles with a further small enclosure to the south-east.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape, 12, Figure 2 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.

Two small enclosures built onto the outside wall of the Prehistoric enclosure. Enclosure E measuring 12 metres by 16 metres and enclosure F measuring 18 metres by 18 metres are likely to have had exterior entrances and used fo livestock stabling.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Features visible on survey.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Outline of two small D-shaped enclosures on the exterior of the Prehistoric settlement shown on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. Map 25.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped features: #80310 ; #80311 ]
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital.
SDV360382Post-Graduate Thesis: Passmore, A. J.. 1997. Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape. King Alfred's College, Winchester. A4 Comb Bound. 12, Figure 2.

Associated Monuments

MDV6708Part of: Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV43223Related to: Hut Circle associated with Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6709Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common (Monument)
MDV64193Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7505 - Boveycombehedd, Chagford: An Archaeological Investigation of a Diachronic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Feb 16 2018 3:32PM