HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV25005
Name:Enclosure on Cuckoo Ball

Summary

Within the field system on cuckoo ball, sx65ne/152, there is a lateral reave to the west off the north-south reave. On the north side of this reave, near the north-south reave is an enclosure. Only the north wall stands, not more than 300mm high. The enclosure appears to have been about 12m diameter. Its south side merges with the lateral reave (ugborough checklist). Northern part of enclosure visible on 1946 raf ap, merging with a field boundary (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 660 580
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric field system, comprising reaves and an enclosure on Cuckoo Ball

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/289
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV145730.

Aph=raf cpe/uk 1890/1140-1(10/12/1946).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145731.

Des=ugborough checklist.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV26818.

Within the field system on cuckoo ball, sx65ne/152, there is a lateral reave to the west off the north-south reave. On the north side of this reave, near the north-south reave is an enclosure. Only the north wall stands, not more than 300mm high. The enclosure appears to have been about 12m diameter. Its south side merges with the lateral reave (ugborough checklist). Northern part of enclosure visible on 1946 raf ap, merging with a field boundary (rchm app 1985).


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Enclosure is visible on aerial photography.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 53, 7 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Little remains of enclosure C, bisected by a bank and ditch.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145730Aerial Photograph:
SDV145731Migrated Record:
SDV26818Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 53, 7.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84907 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2885Related to: Cuckoo Ball chambered cairn (Monument)
MDV3067Related to: Cuckoo Ball prehistoric field system (Monument)
MDV2910Related to: Enclosure on Cuckoo Ball (Monument)
MDV103643Related to: Enclosure with hut circles west of Cuckoo Ball (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2013 3:21PM