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HER Number:MDV19962
Name:Enclosure on east side of Walkhampton reave to the south-east of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton

Summary

Enclosure 'D' (Butler) with two hut circles on east side of Walkhampton reave to the south-east of Leeden Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 712
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SE106
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/189
  • Old SAM Ref: 22265
  • Pastscape: 440330

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1982, Ordnance Survey Drawing (Cartographic). SDV272764.

Enclosure wall incorporating two hut circles on the east side of the Walkhampton reave shown on os survey drawing.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 14th May 1992. Enclosure 74 metres north-east by south-west by 32 metres north-west by south-east. Defined by rubble wall 0.7 metres wide, 0.3 metres high. A short length of boundary bank leading from the Walkhampton Common Reave divides the interior into two parts.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 36-37, Map 45 Fogure 45.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Enclosure 'D' to the north of Settlement 'C' at Leeden Tor South. A boulder wall links a pair of small huts of circa 2.3 metres diameter and threads its way through the surface stone to form a small enclosure on the east side of the Walkhampton Common East reave.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 440330, SX57SE106 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 30th July 1980. At SX 56437125, on a north-east slope at 377 metres OD are
two hut circles, which adjoin the Walkhampton Common Reave. The huts are of Type 1 and in poor condition with internal diameters of 2.5 metres and walling averaging 0.7 metres wide
and 0.3 metres high; entrances are to the north-east. The huts have linking walls of rubble construction, partly hidden in clitter, and averaging 1.2 metres thick and 0.3 metres high. At SX 56457128 is a modern shelter, 2 metres in diameter.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1008671 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

This monument includes an enclosure containing two stone hut circles and a military shelter.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 36-37, Map 45 Fogure 45.1.
SDV272764Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1982. Ordnance Survey Drawing.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 440330, SX57SE106.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1008671. [Mapped feature: #129418 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV48095Parent of: Hut circle within enclosure on the east side of the Walkhampton reave, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV48483Parent of: Hut circle within enclosure on the east side of the Walkhampton reave, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV48484Related to: Military building within enclosure east of the Walkhampton Common reave, Walkhampton (Building)
MDV15038Related to: The Walkhampton Common Reave (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8351 - Walkhampton Premier Archaeological Landscape; Field Investigation Project

Date Last Edited:Mar 28 2021 1:56PM