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HER Number:MDV15152
Name:Deserted Settlement, Chagford


Possible Deserted Medieval Settlement to the south of Frenchbeer Rock


Grid Reference:SX 672 852
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and walling remains of a Bronze Age parallel reave field system 230 metres north-east of Thornworthy House Hotel, preserved in the modern field boundaries, and an associated hut circle and possible deserted Medieval site

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/119
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Robinson, R., 1982, List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1982 (Un-published). SDV342809.

Site visit in 1982. A raised rectangular site 20 metres by 5 metres resembling a deserted farmstead or barn. Turf covered with some stone showing. Backs onto a supposed Medieval field boundary.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Frenchbeer Rock (Un-published). SDV352501.

Frenchbeer Rock Deserted Medieval Settlement.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342809Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1982. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1982. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Unknown.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Frenchbeer Rock.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2016 11:36AM