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HER Number:MDV13748
Name:Enclosure 380 meters north-west of Lower Sanduck

Summary

Enclosure north-east of Lower Sanduck. A roughly circular enclosure survives in rough pasture on the west side of a small combe. The enclosure bank is substantial, consisting of earth and stone, and forms part of existing field boundary on the ssouth-west side. The approximate diameter of the enclosure is 30 meters. Probably prehistoric in date. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 768 830
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of a roughly circular prehistoric enclosure north-east of Lower Sanduck on the west side of a small combe

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/17
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Field name Whiteberry immediately to the north. Other details: 1467.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Basic shape of the enclosure is visible on the 1906 Ordnance Survey maps.


Timms, S., 1977, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV300310.

A roughly circular enclosure survives in rough pasture on the west side of a small combe. The enclosure bank is substantial, consisting of earth and stone, and forms part of existing field boundary on the ssouth-west side. The approximate diameter of the enclosure is 30 meters. Probably prehistoric in date and is known by the owners as 'the old castle. ' Other details: Worksheet and map.


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

Not visible on 1946 Royal Air Force photos.


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

This enclosure 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.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV300310Site Visit: Timms, S.. 1977. Worksheet. Unknown.
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.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #81020 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 9:31AM