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HER Number:MDV124608
Name:Platform at Gradner Rocks

Summary

Circular earthwork platform recorded at the tor with a bank on the north-western side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 781 802
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PLATFORM (Unknown date)

Full description

Natural England Volunteers, 2009-2015, Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey, H11 (Worksheet). SDV350591.

Visited 06/11/2015. Gradner tor top circular platform recorded at SX 78106 80230. Simple bank on north-west side (facing field) consisting of small stores. Boundary between Lower Hisley ridge top field and Bovey Combe Farm area. (Above drovers track from Lower Hisley to Hisley Bridge). A good position for view across to Houndtor Camp (?) and potentially for defence. Photographed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350591Worksheet: Natural England Volunteers. 2009-2015. Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey. Natural England Archaeological Survey. Worksheet. H11. [Mapped feature: #114959 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28071Related to: Boveycombe Farmstead, Lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6071 - East Devon Natural Nature Reserve and surrounds Archaeological Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2019 12:19PM