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HER Number:MDV26475
Name:Enclosure in Dartmeet parallel reave system

Summary

Oval enclosure which cuts across or is cut by a reave and a cross reave south-west of Yar tor within the Dartmeet parallel reave system.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 676 738
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Dartmeet Parallel Reave System. Earthworks of an extensive area of prehistoric remains including complex field system, numerous hut circles, enclosures and cairns, overlain by medieval remains including Vaghill Warren, farmsteads and a large field syste

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/270
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Oval enclosure which cuts across or is cut by a reave and a cross reave. A bank extends the width of the enclosure in the south-east and is crossed by another bank which meets hut circle (PRN 16721). Set with the Dartmeet parallel reave system (PRN 6030). Visible on 1980 National Monuments Record aerial photograph.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 125 (Monograph). SDV299725.

A paddock-sized enclosure containing a hut circle south-west of Yar Tor. The enclosure is set at the junction of a cross-bank and a reave. Other details: Map 14, 5.


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

Part of Dartmeet coaxial field system (Northern Part) which was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 2004. Other details: Site 43.


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


National Monuments Record, 23/04/1980, SF1748, 397-410 (Aerial Photograph). SDV279663.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV279663Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 23/04/1980. SF1748. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 397-410.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 125.
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: #85311 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV16721Parent of: Hut circle in enclosure south-west of Yar Tor (Monument)
MDV6030Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system - northern section (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 1 2013 11:06AM