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HER Number:MDV126630
Name:Two small enclosures and possibly three circles within Erme Pound settlement eastern Enclosure 'A', Harford

Summary

Two small enclosures and possibly three small hut circles within Erme Pound prehistoric settlement eastern Enclosure 'A' (Butler)

Location

Grid Reference:SX 639 656
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/31

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Feature faintly visible on aerial phtograph.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 73-74, Map 55 Figure 55.6 (Monograph). SDV337765.

A pair of courts with three very small circles of 1.5 to 2.5 metres diameter against the north-east boundary wall of Enclosure 'A' which has up to eleven courses of layered slabs exposed on the inner face.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Enclosures visible on aerial photograph.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Figure 12 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

Two small enclosures and two small circles shown on plan. A rectangular feature is shown at the northern end of the internal dividing wall.

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Eastern of the two enclosures shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 73-74, Map 55 Figure 55.6.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #122232 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV5109Part of: Erme Pound enclosed hut circle settlement, Harford (Monument)
MDV126601Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure 'A' at the east end of Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)
MDV126651Related to: Enclosure with a hut circle in the north-west corner of Enclosure 'B' at Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)
MDV13181Related to: Hut circle within Enclosure 'B' at Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)
MDV5111Related to: Hut circle within Erme Pound settlement eastern Enclosure 'A', Harford (Monument)
MDV126629Related to: Northern hut circle within Erme Pound settlement eastern Enclosure 'A', Harford (Monument)
MDV126632Related to: Series of enclosures and possible hut circles on the south-west side of Enclosure 'B' at Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)
MDV126633Related to: Small D-shaped feature in the centre of Enclosure 'B' at Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)
MDV126654Related to: Small rectangular building on the south side of Enclosure 'B' at Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)
MDV126652Related to: Small rectangular building on the south-west side of Enclosure 'B' at Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)
MDV126650Related to: Two adjoining enclosures with a hut circle on the west side of Enclosure 'B' at Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)
MDV126634Related to: Two irregular shaped adjoining enclosures with enclosed circles on the north-east side of Enclosure 'B' at Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)
MDV126631Related to: Two small adjoining enclosures on the north side of Enclosure 'B' at Erme Pound, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Oct 25 2019 12:54PM