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HER Number:MDV126655
Name:Enclosure on the north side of Erme Pound, Harford

Summary

Rectilinear enclosure on the outside of the northern boundary of 'Erme Pound' with two interior hut circles

Location

Grid Reference:SX 637 656
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/29/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • ENCLOSURE (Constructed, Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Not shown on 19th century map.

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

Rectangular enclosure with two hut circles on the north side of Enclosure 'C' at 'Erme Pound'. The hut circles which are just outside the northern entrance to the pound and have been eroded to their foundations. Hut circle '11' at 4.5 metres diameter in the north-east corner and hut circle '12' at 3 metres diameter in the south-east corner of the enclosure.

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

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

Rectilinear enclosure shown on plan on the outside of the northern boundary of 'Erme Pound'.

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

Enclosure shown on modern mapping with a rectangular feature on the north-east corner.

National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 441629, SX66NW25 (Website). SDV362732.

Rectangular building 'B' at SX63746561 measures 5.5 metres by 3.5 metres and has a rounded south-west wall and bench seats.

National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 441629, SX66NW25 (Website). SDV362732.

At SX 63706568 there is a three sided structure, 1.5 metres by 1.0 metre and 0.5 metres high with the appearance of a cache or small 'shed' with coursed walling.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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, Map 55. Figure 55.6.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #122374 ]
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441629, SX66NW25.

Associated Monuments

MDV5110Related to: Erme Pound northern Enclosure 'C' , Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jan 3 2020 3:00PM