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HER Number:MDV19981
Name:ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Cornwood

Summary

Vis=2/8/1979 (os) artificially levelled area, 14.2m by 12.3m is enclosed by a rubble wall of horseshoe plan, 2.2m wide and 0.4m high. The lower open side is built up, in lynchet fashion, to a height of 0.7m. There is an entrance gap to the south. Clearly prehistoric, but its function is unclear unless it originally contained a hut.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 628 617
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and rubble stone walling remains of a prehistoric enclosure on the southern side of Stall Moor

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/153/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV172263.

Osa=sx66sw84.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=2/8/1979 (os) artificially levelled area, 14.2m by 12.3m is enclosed by a rubble wall of horseshoe plan, 2.2m wide and 0.4m high. The lower open side is built up, in lynchet fashion, to a height of 0.7m. There is an entrance gap to the south. Clearly prehistoric, but its function is unclear unless it originally contained a hut.


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

See main record.


Gerrard, S., 1993-2002, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report, 2002? (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

Considered under Monument Protection Programme by previous Monument Protection Programme Advisor, who did not propose it for scheduling.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2002. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown. 2002?.
SDV172263Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor). Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 26 2019 3:19PM