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HER Number:MDV123435
Name:Enclosure north of Yadsworthy Waste, Cornwood

Summary

A ruinous, drystone, curved enclosure wall, probably medieval or later, on the west bank of the River Erme, which isolated a very small wedge of land beside the river. The stonework is partly tumbled and covered by vegetation, but an entrance opening survives with two upright granite gate posts in-situ.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 642 613
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

Feature shown on survey.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

A ruinous, drystone, curved enclosure wall, probably medieval or later, on the west bank of the River Erme, which isolated a very small wedge of land beside the river. The stonework is partly tumbled and covered by vegetation, but an entrance opening survives with two upright granite gate posts in situ.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117090 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28123Related to: STREAMWORKS in the Parish of Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Mar 27 2020 4:47PM