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HER Number:MDV29485
Name:Longhouse in Sanduck Wood, Lustleigh


Medieval longhouse in Sanduck Wood measuring 20 metres by 6 metres with walls stand up to 2 metres high


Grid Reference:SX 772 836
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/87

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LONGHOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site visited on 5th February 1985. Longhouse 20 metres by 6 metres orientated with its long axis running east to west (ie up and down slope). Western half may have been rebuilt using original longhouse as base. Walls stand up to 2 metres high. Eastern end very ruinous and walls appear as low mounds up to 0.5 metres high. Enclosure with low walls and banks to north sub-rectangular hollow (possible building) to south-west. Enclosed level yard to south-east.

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

Longhouse at Sanduck Wood listed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV163493Report - Survey: McCrone, P.. 1985. Archaeological Survey in King's Wood, West Buckfastleigh. Dartmoor National Park Authority Report. Hole Punched.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Longhouse at Sanduck Wood.

Associated Monuments

MDV29484Related to: Field system in Sanduck Wood, Lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7393 - Archaeological condition survey in Sanduck Woods
  • EDV7430 - Woodland Survey (1985) in Wray Cleave, Sanduck Wood, Caseley Wood, Kings Wood and Fingle Woods

Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 2:56PM