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HER Number:MDV26134
Name:Fragmented prehistoric enclosure 350 metres south-west of Gobbett Tin Mine

Summary

Fragments of a large agglomerated enclosure of seven or eight elements cut by the Wheal Emma Leat. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 643 724
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Large Bronze Age agglomerated enclosure of seven or eight enclosures, containing at least one hut circle 350 meters south-west of Gobbett Tin Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/325
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX6472, 3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV245616.


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

Fragments of a large agglomerated enclosure of seven or eight elements, containing one hut circle. The enclosure is cut by a leat.


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

This site 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.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV245616Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX6472. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3.
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.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85187 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6268Related to: Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7062 - Survey of the Wheal Emma Leat, Dartmoor

Date Last Edited:Jun 17 2016 12:14PM