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HER Number:MDV26331
Name:ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Possible enclosure incorporated in a reave of reave system sx67ne/106. Visible on 1946 raf ap (rchm app 1985). Vis=22/6/1979 (dcra). There are two main curved lines of enclosure about 30 yards apart. Just beyond the northern section of the furthest one, near the wall of field no 1367, is an area of small humps, vaguely circular, with a diameter of some 16 paces. See plan on worksheet.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 697 753
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric settlement on Jordan Ball including a parallel reave system, enclosures and hut circles

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/188
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV312194.

Possible enclosure incorporated in a reave of reave system sx67ne/106. Visible on 1946 raf ap (rchm app 1985). Vis=22/6/1979 (dcra). There are two main curved lines of enclosure about 30 yards apart. Just beyond the northern section of the furthest one, near the wall of field no 1367, is an area of small humps, vaguely circular, with a diameter of some 16 paces. See plan on worksheet.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV312195.

Aph=raf cpe/uk 1890/1312(10/12/1946).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV312196.

Dcra widecombe survey/(1979)vol iv 736/plan.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 139-140, Map 19.1 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Depicted by Butler; an additional hut is shown to the west, at around SX69682 75430 (this could not be seen on aerial photographs to confirm / plot on map. Richards, A. F., 25/06/2018).


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Visible on the aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 139-140, Map 19.1.
SDV312194Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV312195Aerial Photograph:
SDV312196Migrated Record:
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15076Part of: Settlement on Jordan Ball (Monument)
MDV26150Related to: HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 25 2018 12:44PM