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HER Number:MDV126617
Name:Enclosure walls east of the Drizzlecombe stone rows

Summary

Fragmentary traces of contemporary walling recorded in 1999 east of the Drizzlecombe stone rows.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 593 669
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 223
  • Pastscape: 1240116

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

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

Visible on the lidar data.

Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S., 1999, Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor areas in the Plym Valley, West Devon (Report - Survey). SDV346268.

(30/07/1999) Three disturbed prehistoric hut circles and fragmentary traces of contemporary walling lie on the moderate south-facing slope 100m east of the Drizzlecombe stone rows and centred at SX 5938 6699. The scattered short lengths of boulder/stone walling about 1.5m wide are located in fairly dense clitter and do not form a cohesive shape.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346268Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S.. 1999. Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor areas in the Plym Valley, West Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #122190 ]
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV14776Related to: Alignment (Monument)
MDV3337Related to: Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C), Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 8 2019 3:00PM