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HER Number:MDV14211
Name:Deserted Medieval Settlement (Site 52), Okehampton Park

Summary

Deserted Medieval Settlement: Linehan's Sites 52 consisting of the earthwork remains of longhouses, field boundaries and trackways. One of nine Medieval settlement sites in Okehampton Park.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 582 932
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 440846
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/5/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1974, SX59SE2 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV215263.


Balkwill, C. J., 1976, Quarries (Report - Survey). SDV325006.

Possible site of the lodge of the medieval park-keeper; its name is recorded in an enclosure adjacent to the alleged chapel site. Other details: NO. 6.


Balkwill, C. J., 1977, Archaeology and Development in Rural Devon, 2 (Monograph). SDV217976.


Greeves, T. A. P., 1978, Archaeological Sites within Okehampton Park and its Vicinity (Monograph). SDV233126.

Other details: No. A2.


Austin, D. + Daggett, R. H. + Walker, M. J. C., 1980, Farms and fields in Okehampton Park, 44 (Article in Serial). SDV324998.

Probably not contemporary with other deserted sites in the park. (See PRN 4806)


Griffith, F. M., 1985, DAP/EA, 4,5,6a (Aerial Photograph). SDV215278.

(5/3/1985)


Griffith, F. M., 1985, DAP/ED, 2a (Aerial Photograph). SDV215279.


Griffith, F. M., 1985, DAP/EK, 11 (Aerial Photograph). SDV215280.


Griffith, F. M., 1985, DAP/EL, 2 (Aerial Photograph). SDV215281.


Griffith, F. M., 1986, DAP/GK, 7a-11 (Aerial Photograph). SDV12893.


Wessex Archaeology, 2001, Okehampton Camp Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Earthwork Survey, 11, Appendix 1, WA 9 &17 (Report - Survey). SDV360511.

Two buildings adjacent to each other are listed as a chapel and the Deer Park hunting lodge. Both are later than the surrounding 13th century field system. The Tithe map refers to the site as a 'Hospital'.


Probert, S. A. J., 2004, Okehampton Castle and Park, West Devon: Survey Report, 42-51 (Report - Survey). SDV324949.

Detailed plans and measurements of Site 52 included in report. Other details: Plans.


English Heritage, 2005, Medieval Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345602.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV12893Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1986. DAP/GK. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 7a-11.
SDV215263Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1974. SX59SE2. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV215278Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1985. DAP/EA. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4,5,6a.
SDV215279Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1985. DAP/ED. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2a.
SDV215280Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1985. DAP/EK. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 11.
SDV215281Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1985. DAP/EL. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2.
SDV217976Monograph: Balkwill, C. J.. 1977. Archaeology and Development in Rural Devon. Archaeology and Development in Rural Devon. DCRA Publication No. 2. Unknown. 2.
SDV233126Monograph: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1978. Archaeological Sites within Okehampton Park and its Vicinity. Archaeological Sites within Okehampton Park and its Vicinity.
SDV324949Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2004. Okehampton Castle and Park, West Devon: Survey Report. English Heritage Report. AI/03/2004. A4 Stapled + Digital. 42-51.
SDV324998Article in Serial: Austin, D. + Daggett, R. H. + Walker, M. J. C.. 1980. Farms and fields in Okehampton Park. Landscape History. 2. Unknown. 44.
SDV325006Report - Survey: Balkwill, C. J.. 1976. Quarries. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Rural Survey.
SDV345602Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Medieval Survey Information. English Heritage Report. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81169 ]
SDV360511Report - Survey: Wessex Archaeology. 2001. Okehampton Camp Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Earthwork Survey. Wessex Archaeology Report. 50171. A4 Comb Bound. 11, Appendix 1, WA 9 &17.

Associated Monuments

MDV4806Part of: Deserted Medieval Settlements, Sites 52-59, at Okehampton (Monument)
MDV14212Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement (Linehan Site 53a & b), Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV14218Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement (Linehan Site 54), Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV30507Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement (Site 112), Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV21000Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement (Site 53c), Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV14213Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement (Site 55), Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV14214Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement (Site 56), Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV14215Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement (Site 57), Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV14216Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement (Site 58), Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV14217Related to: Deserted Medieval Settlement (Site 59), Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV21001Related to: Hollow way, Okehampton Park (Monument)
MDV4808Related to: Site of a Chapel in Okehampton Park, Okehampton Hamlets (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8007 - Okehampton Camp Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment and Earthwork Survey (Ref: 50171.01)
  • EDV3474 - Earthwork survey of Okehampton Castle and Park

Date Last Edited:Jan 11 2019 11:57AM