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HER Number:MDV20454
Name:Building Platform to the south of the A30, Okehampton Hamlets

Summary

Building platform recorded in the 1970s to the south of the A30, measuring 8 metres by 4 metres by 0.5 metres high with two courses of stone surviving on the downhill side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 582 935
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/24

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD? to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Bridgwater, R., 1977, Building Platform (Worksheet). SDV256097.

Site visited in September 1977. Building platform with stonework.

Greeves, T. A. P., 1978, Archaeological Sites within Okehampton Park and its Vicinity, No. F.3 (Un-published). SDV233126.

King, A. C., 1979, A30 Okehampton Bypass: Final Report, Number 52 (Report - Survey). SDV343861.

English Heritage: Central Excavation Unit, 1987, Okehampton By-pass: Field Survey, 17.96 (Report - Survey). SDV256098.

Building platform 8 metres by 4 metres with walls 0.5 metres high with 2 courses of stone surviving on the downhill side.

Wessex Archaeology, 2001, Okehampton Camp Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Earthwork Survey, 12, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV360511.

Remains of a building platform with a small amount of surviving stone work.

English Heritage, 2005, Survey Information (miscellaneous date) (Report - Survey). SDV345855.

Small square structure shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV233126Un-published: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1978. Archaeological Sites within Okehampton Park and its Vicinity. Archaeological Sites within Okehampton Park and its Vicinity. No. F.3.
SDV256097Worksheet: Bridgwater, R.. 1977. Building Platform.
SDV256098Report - Survey: English Heritage: Central Excavation Unit. 1987. Okehampton By-pass: Field Survey. English Heritage. 17.96.
SDV343861Report - Survey: King, A. C.. 1979. A30 Okehampton Bypass: Final Report. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Mixed Archive Material. Number 52.
SDV345855Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Survey Information (miscellaneous date). English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #115062 ]
SDV360511Report - Survey: Wessex Archaeology. 2001. Okehampton Camp Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Earthwork Survey. Wessex Archaeology Report. 50171. A4 Comb Bound. 12, Appendix 1.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 7 2020 1:48PM