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HER Number:MDV13277
Name:Probable enclosure at Dockwell Farm, South Brent

Summary

Site of enclosure at dockwell, indicated by curve in hedge etc. Vis=estimated -/-/1980 (robinson, r. ). The area immediately in front of the farmhouse is a level circle slightly terraced into the slope, bounded on the n side by the curved edge to the area around the farmhouse and buildings. It could represent a prehistoric enclosure totally robbed of stone and this is borne out by the appearance on the aerial photograph of 1946.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 698 637
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Possible Bronze Age enclosure near Dockwell Farm, indicated by a curved hedge-line seen on aerial photographs

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/143
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD? (Between))

Full description

Robinson, R., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV137185.

Site of enclosure at dockwell, indicated by curve in hedge etc. Vis=estimated -/-/1980 (robinson, r. ). The area immediately in front of the farmhouse is a level circle slightly terraced into the slope, bounded on the n side by the curved edge to the area around the farmhouse and buildings. It could represent a prehistoric enclosure totally robbed of stone and this is borne out by the appearance on the aerial photograph of 1946.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148639.

Des=parish checklist.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV148640.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk 1890 no 2273.


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


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

The north-western edge of this feature has been aligned with the hedgeline. The south-western section is only indicative.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137185Report - Survey: Robinson, R..
SDV148639Migrated Record:
SDV148640Aerial Photograph:
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80844 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13330Related to: Dockwell farmhouse, South Brent (Building)
MDV113224Related to: Dockwell Farmstead, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 11:50AM