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HER Number:MDV27705
Name:SETTLEMENT in the Parish of Gidleigh

Summary

Series of banks which may form two fields or enclosures. Within them are four hut circles, one incorporated into one of the banks, centred at sx64608653. Visible on 1977 nmr ap (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 646 865
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/94
  • Old SAM Ref: 28665

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250008.

Series of banks which may form two fields or enclosures. Within them are four hut circles, one incorporated into one of the banks, centred at sx64608653. Visible on 1977 nmr ap (rchm app 1985).


SEE RCHME SURVEY 'SHOVEL DOWN' AT 1:2500 SCALE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250010.

The fields associated with this settlement are incompletely preserved though they would appear to range in area from 0.6ha to 1.5ha. This settlement does not appear contiguous with the shovel down parallel reave system, elements of which lie 350m to the s.(see rchme survey 'shovel down' at 1:2500 scale).


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV250013.

Aph=nmr sx6487/1/64-71(18/5/1977).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250014.

Nmr=sx68nw61.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250015.

Des=probert, s. A. J. /(14/8/1991)/rchme field investigation.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250016.

Des=mpp/144099.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250017.

Des=gerrard, s. /(7/4/1997)/as above.


National Monuments Record, 2010, Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV214864.

A further table of information on the settlement is held in the archive (probert).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214864National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV250008Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV250010Migrated Record: SEE RCHME SURVEY 'SHOVEL DOWN' AT 1:2500 SCALE.
SDV250013Aerial Photograph:
SDV250014Migrated Record:
SDV250015Migrated Record:
SDV250016Migrated Record:
SDV250017Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM