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HER Number:MDV23181
Name:Enclosure 150 meters south of Barnecourt

Summary

Probable prehistoric enclosure south of Barnecourt. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 759 832
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Probable prehistoric enclosure 150 metres south of Barnecourt

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/72
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

The existence of a probable Prehistoric enclosure is indicated by field boundaries on Ordnance Survey 1880, and 1906 maps. Circular, diameter approximately 40 metres, with western quadrant now removed. Site lies 150 meters south of Barnecourt.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


Royal Air Force, 1946, CPE/UK/1824, 4033 (Aerial Photograph). SDV288056.


Griffith, F. M., 1984, Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV345595.

Possibly prehistoric enclosure verified from air.


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

Two hut circles are visible in the west (see SX78SE/72/1 - PRN 26490) but the enclosure is not verified on 1946 Royal Air Force photos.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This enclosure was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.


Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV288056Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. CPE/UK/1824. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4033.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83743 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV345595Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1984. Aerial Photograph Interpretation. Slide.

Associated Monuments

MDV26490Related to: Two hut circles south of Barnecourt, Lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 9:37AM