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HER Number:MDV27910
Name:Small enclosure on the southern slope of Stalldown, Cornwood

Summary

Small enclosure on the southern slope of Stalldown with a curving wall to the north-east

Location

Grid Reference:SX 640 615
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a group of scattered bronze age hut circles and enclosures in the Erme Valley

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/222
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX6361, 1, 3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV138823.

Photograph taken on 22nd April 1976.

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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph attached to length of bank that stretches to another hut circle at SX64056163.

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

Feature shown on survey.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

An oval prehistoric enclosure attached to a short serpentine length of ruined enclosure wall on the lower southern slopes of Stall Down. The enclosure is 13.6 metres by 8.4 metres with walls up to 0.8 metres high. The site was recorded whilst covered by dense summer bracken.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV138823Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX6361. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 1, 3.
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.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #124908 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4347Part of: Prehistoric settlement west of the River Erme, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV42374Related to: Enclosure within a prehistoric settlement to the west of the River Erme, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV19973Related to: Small prehistoric enclosure on the lower slopes of Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV19973Related to: Small prehistoric enclosure on the lower slopes of Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV19973Related to: Small prehistoric enclosure on the lower slopes of Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV19973Related to: Small prehistoric enclosure on the lower slopes of Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV19975Related to: Small prehistoric hut circle on the lower slopes of Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Mar 28 2020 3:08PM