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HER Number:MDV26160
Name:ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest


Possible enclosure not very clearly visible on raf 1946 ap. Fills the field which it is retained (rchm app 1985).


Grid Reference:SX 664 751
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Bronze Age settlement 580 metres west of Babeny, comprising a circular enclosure with at least one internal hut circle and further huts outside,fragments of boundary walls with another possibly enclosure to the north

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/141
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244287.

Possible enclosure not very clearly visible on raf 1946 ap. Fills the field which it is retained (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV244291.

Aph=raf cpe/uk 1890/1307-1308(10/12/1946).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244292.

Des=gerrard, s. /(-/-/2002)/mpp alternative action report.

RCHM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7666.

A well preserved example of a sub-circular prehistoric enclosure (sx67ne/84) lies immediately to the s (rchm).

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV244287Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV244291Aerial Photograph:
SDV244292Migrated Record:
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85200 ]
SDV7666Migrated Record: RCHM.

Associated Monuments

MDV15076Part of: Settlement on Jordan Ball (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM