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HER Number:MDV29387
Name:Longhouse in King's Wood, Buckfastleigh

Summary

Longhouse at least 12 metres long by 5 metres wide. There may have been an outshot built against the south wall.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 711 660
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/122

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LONGHOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

McCrone, P., 1985, Archaeological Survey in King's Wood, West Buckfastleigh, Visited 1985 (Report - Survey). SDV163493.

SX 7115 6600 Longhouse at least 12 metres long by 5 metres wide. There may have been an outshot built against the south wall. Details and plan on worksheet.


White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads (Un-published). SDV352501.

Kings Wood is included in list; no further information provided.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV163493Report - Survey: McCrone, P.. 1985. Archaeological Survey in King's Wood, West Buckfastleigh. Dartmoor National Park Authority Report. Hole Punched. Visited 1985. [Mapped feature: #16325 ]
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7430 - Woodland Survey (1985) in Wray Cleave, Sanduck Wood, Caseley Wood, Kings Wood and Fingle Woods

Date Last Edited:May 9 2016 10:39AM