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HER Number:MDV28109
Name:Enclosure in settlement north of Downing's House

Summary

Enclosure with two attached hut circles on the south-western side in hut circle settlement north of Downing's House.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 638 630
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Bronze Age settlement north of Downing's House on Harford Moor consisting of three enclosures and at least sixteen hut circles

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/200
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX6363, 4 (Aerial Photograph). SDV156571.


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

Enclosure covering 0.1 hectares with two huts attached to its perimeter wall.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 51-52 (Monograph). SDV337765.

This enclosure (B) has two hut circles attached to the perimeter wall on the south-western side. Both of these circles measure approximately 5.5 meters in diameter, which is rather smaller than most of the freestanding circles in the settlement. Other details: Map 54, 10.


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


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV156571Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX6363. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 4.
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.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 51-52.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85958 ]
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4332Part of: Hut circle settlement north of Downing's House (Monument)
MDV79061Related to: Circular enclosure in settlement north of Downing's House (Monument)
MDV4356Related to: Partial enclosure in settlement north of Downing's House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2013 2:52PM