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HER Number:MDV26807
Name:Enclosure attached to a reave south-west of Foale's Arrishes

Summary

'D' shaped enclosure with two associated hut circles, attached to the northern side of a reave on Blackslade Common. Two smaller enclosures are attached to the exterior; one contains a hut circle. A second, poorly preserved hut sits just to the south of the reave. Both huts were excavated by the Dartmoor Exploration Committee in 1897.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 736 757
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/165
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1459, 66 (Aerial Photograph). SDV291903.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Agglomerated enclosure, pendant to a reave, visible on the aerial photograph (1979) with three elements and with three freestanding hut circles inside.


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

Visible on aerial photography.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 16-19, 54, figures 11 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

'D' shaped enclosure with two associated hut circles, attached to the northern side of a reave, south-west of Foale's Arrishes. Two smaller enclosures are attached to the exterior; one contains a hut circle. A second, poorly preserved hut sits just to the south of the reave. Both huts were excavated by the Dartmoor Exploration Committee in 1897.
Condition is stable.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, RT56 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 15/08/2019. The banks are visible. There is a covering of gorse, heather and the beginning of bracken but overall the condition is good. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, RT56 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 15/08/2019. Photo taken of one of the banks looking uphill along the line of the bank with Pil tor in the distance. Looking from the south towards the north

Sources / Further Reading

SDV291903Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1459. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 66.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 16-19, 54, figures 11. [Mapped feature: #85452 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT56.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT56.

Associated Monuments

MDV21488Parent of: Hut circle in enclosure south-west of Foale's Arrishes (Monument)
MDV21493Parent of: Hut circle south of reave and enclosure south-west of Foale's Arrishes (Monument)
MDV43230Related to: Field system on the west slope of Blackslade Down near Tunhill Rocks (Monument)
MDV26974Related to: Parallel reaves around Pil Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2019 4:59PM