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HER Number:MDV30625
Name:Possible longhouse at Blackslade Water


Possible longhouse recorded on the reave here but unverified.


Grid Reference:SX 735 749
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and walling remains of a Bronze Age coaxial field system around Pil Tor with remains of reaves, enclosures, hut circle settlements including Foales Arrishes, continuing south onto Blackslade Down
  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a Bronze Age parallel reave system on Buckland Common and Blackslade Down, including prehistoric hut circle settlements and cairns, medieval and later remains

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/28/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist, Worksheet, location sketch and photos (Un-published). SDV345904.

18/3/1983 Haynes refers to the extremely ruinous walls of what may be another house seen just beyond the small plantation. See MDV8001. This may refer to a vague rectangular outline formed by the wall of a reave on the north and the bank of a gully or trackway approximately 2 metres deep on the south.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Pudsham Down 2 (Un-published). SDV352501.

Pudsham Down 2 a longhouse.

Newman, P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Not included in survey; part of the reave?

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. Worksheet, location sketch and photos.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Pudsham Down 2.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV30656Related to: Linear feature south of Pudsham Down (Monument)
MDV8001Related to: Longhouse on Pudsham Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Dec 14 2021 10:33AM