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HER Number:MDV12726
Name:Potato cave near Deancombe Farm

Summary

Behind the buildings of Deancombe medieval farm is a potato cave. A spring now issues from the potato cave.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 579 687
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a post-medieval or earlier hull, or potato cave south-west of the deserted Deancombe Farm, Walkhampton

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/211/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 30, 17/11/1966 (Un-published). SDV150434.

SX579687 Behind the buildings of Deancombe medieval farm is a potato cave. A spring now issues from the potato cave.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 30, 17/11/1966. [Mapped feature: #4627 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12725Related to: Deserted farmstead at Deancombe (Monument)
MDV12741Related to: Potato cave near Deancombe Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2018 12:04PM