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HER Number:MDV28530
Name:Unlikely enclosure


A prehistoric enclosure was alleged at this location but could not be located during field investigation.


Grid Reference:SX 581 683
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56NE175
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 438995
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/482

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE? (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 1979, South West Water Authority Burrator Survey (Report - non-specific). SDV278356.

(January, 1968) SX 581683. Prehistoric enclosure.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1979, SX56NE175 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV221348.

(23/05/1979) No features resembling a prehistoric enclosure could be seen on this slight north-west facing grass covered slope.

Gerrard, S., 1993-2010, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

(2002) A very slight enclosure visible on Cambridge aerial photograph. Considered under MPP but not recommended for scheduling.

Wessex Archaeology, 2002, Cramber Tor Training Area Rapid Condition Survey, WA048 (Report - Survey). SDV354588.

Cramber Tor Survey 2002, Site WA048.

Newman, P., 2006, Cramber Tor Training Area Archaeological Field Investigation (Report - Survey). SDV233640.

(01/08/2006) Not found.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2010. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown.
SDV221348Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1979. SX56NE175. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV233640Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2006. Cramber Tor Training Area Archaeological Field Investigation. English Heritage.
SDV278356Report - non-specific: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1979. South West Water Authority Burrator Survey. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. 18. Unknown.
SDV354588Report - Survey: Wessex Archaeology. 2002. Cramber Tor Training Area Rapid Condition Survey. Wessex Archaeology Report. Unknown. WA048.

Associated Monuments

MDV25297Related to: Leat south-east of Outholme Wood, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Jul 13 2021 11:00AM