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HER Number:MDV26195
Name:Enclosure on Hamel Down


Possible enclosure cut by an openwork gully. Visible on 1980 nmr ap.(rchm app 1985).


Grid Reference:SX 697 797
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/181
  • 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). SDV295597.

Possible enclosure cut by an openwork gully. Visible on 1980 nmr ap.(rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV295598.

Aph=nmr sf1748/261-271(23/4/1980).

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

The remains of an incomplete curvilinear enclosure. The western arc is visible as a stoney scarp measuring 3 to 6 metres long and 1.6 metres high. The rest of the circuit is a very stoney low bank of 2.5 metres wide and 0.5 metres high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV295597Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV295598Aerial Photograph:
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85217 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV122261Related to: Enclosure with platform on Hamel Down, Manaton (Monument)
MDV122263Related to: Features on Hamel Down, Manaton (Monument)
MDV26230Related to: Open cut on Hamel Down (Monument)
MDV26231Related to: Open cut on Hamel Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 26 2018 4:25PM