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HER Number:MDV130508
Name:Whim platform in enclosure, Boro Wood


Whim platform in Boro Wood enclosure.


Grid Reference:SX 747 716
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WHIM PLATFORM (Undated)

Full description

Berry, N. + Simmonds, T., 1996, An Archaeological Survey of Boro Wood (SX7571), Erme Wood (SX6357), Wistmans Wood (SX6177) and Newpark Waste (SX5961) (Report - Survey). SDV360518.

(1996) Whim platform recorded; see report for full detail.

Newman, P., 2002, Boro Wood, Ashburton, Devon (Report - Survey). SDV351138.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2006, Woodland Management Survey data (Cartographic). SDV364209.

Depicted on the GIS layer based on the 1996 survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351138Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Boro Wood, Ashburton, Devon. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. AI/7/2002. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV360518Report - Survey: Berry, N. + Simmonds, T.. 1996. An Archaeological Survey of Boro Wood (SX7571), Erme Wood (SX6357), Wistmans Wood (SX6177) and Newpark Waste (SX5961). Dartmoor National Park Authority Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV8015Related to: Druid Mine, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV7985Related to: Enclosure in Boro' Wood, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7444 - Survey of Newpark Waste and Boro, Erme and Wistmans Woods
  • EDV6139 - Archaeological Survey of Boro Wood, Ashburton (Ref: AI/7/2002)

Date Last Edited:Apr 20 2021 4:08PM