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HER Number:MDV24934
Name:Rectangular structure in settlement south-west of Ditsworthy Clam

Summary

Reoccupation of the prehistoric settlement between Spanish Lake and Hentor Brook in the medieval or later periods has resulted in the rebuilding of several of the boundaries and the clearance of surface stone within the enclosures. A rectangular structure has measuring 4.8m north-south by 2.4m with spread stony walls 0.9m wide and 0.5m high been inserted into the pre-existing plan, north-west of the medieval longhouse site.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 578 658
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 71
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/383
  • Pastscape: 438704

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STRUCTURE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1983, NMR SF2134, 56 (Aerial Photograph). SDV238551.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Probable rectangular building straddling interior wall of settlement (SX56NE/53 - MDV3343). Associated with deserted medieval settlement (SX56NE/127 - MDV3431) and building (SX56NE/384 - MDV24935).

Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey (Report - Survey). SDV350782.

(04/04/2002) Reoccupation of the prehistoric settlement between Spanish Lake and Hentor Brook in the medieval or later periods has resulted in the rebuilding of several of the boundaries and the clearance of surface stone within the enclosures. A rectangular structure has measuring 4.8m north-south by 2.4m with spread stony walls 0.9m wide and 0.5m high been inserted into the pre-existing plan, north-west of the medieval longhouse site.
SX 5789 6581. A rectangular structure measuring 4.8m north-south by 2.4m with spread stony walls 0.9m wide and 0.5m high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV238551Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1983. NMR SF2134. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 56.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #125599 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24935Related to: Possible building in settlement south-west of Ditsworthy Clam (Building)
MDV3343Related to: Settlement (Monument)
MDV3431Related to: Willings Walls deserted medieval settlement (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:May 11 2020 10:41AM