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HER Number:MDV13054
Name:Medieval site, East Bowden

Summary

Extensive earthworks of structures and enclosures east of East Bowden Barn, thought to be remains of a medieval site. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 604 930
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/77

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. + Daggett, R., 1980, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV337254.

Extensive earthworks of structures and associated enclosures east of barn at East Bowden. Probably a deserted medieval site.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Not visible due to being a 'blank area'.


Griffith, F. M., 1986, DAP/GW, 14, 15 (Aerial Photograph). SDV253850.


Griffith, F. M., 1986, GX, 1, 2 (Aerial Photograph). SDV253851.


Griffith, F. M., 2002, HU, 2, 4, 5 (Aerial Photograph). SDV253852.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV253850Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1986. DAP/GW. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 14, 15.
SDV253851Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1986. GX. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1, 2.
SDV253852Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 2002. HU. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2, 4, 5.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV337254Site Visit: Greeves, T. + Daggett, R.. 1980. Worksheet. Worksheet.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV13058Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement west of Halstock Wood (Monument)
MDV107907Related to: East Bowden (Higher Halstock) Farm, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 23 2014 4:17PM