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HER Number:MDV34282
Name:Building 50 metres south of the Parish Boundary, Ilsington

Summary

A rectangular hut built against the east side of a reave on the northern slopes of Haytor Down, 45m south of the Ilsington/Bovey Tracey parish boundary. The walls are totally turf covered standing to only 0.6m high. The internal dimensions are 1.5m by 6.6m and there is no visible tumble. There is a possible entrance opening on the south-east corner.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 766 781
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 77 NE 60
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/203
  • Pastscape: 1221510

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Everett, C., 1988, Haytor Down (Worksheet). SDV304118.

Site visited in February 1988. Near the Victoria boundary stone on Ilsington/Bovey Tracey parish boundary. A small building with very low wall, grown over with turf and bracken. Possible entrance in south-east corner. Suggested tinner's hut, as near a line of trial pits extending to the Old Jack boundary stone. Measurements: 2.6 metres by 3.2 metres internally, walls circa 0.8 metres thick.

Newman, P., 1999, 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised), Figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

(30/04/1999)
Centred SX 7667 7817. A rectangular hut built against the east side of a reave on the northern slopes of Haytor Down, 45m south of the Ilsington/Bovey Tracey parish boundary. The walls are totally turf covered standing to only 0.6m high. The internal dimensions are 1.5m by 6.6m and there is no visible tumble. There is a possible entrance opening on the south-east corner.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Small building shown on the east side of a reave running north to south.

English Heritage, 2005, Survey Information (miscellaneous date) (Report - Survey). SDV345855.

Building shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV304118Worksheet: Everett, C.. 1988. Haytor Down.
SDV345855Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Survey Information (miscellaneous date). English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #88260 ]
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 1999, 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised). Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 2.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV117216Related to: Open Cut Granite Quarrying on Haytor Down, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26623Related to: Prehistoric Parallel Reave System east of Smallacombe Rocks (Monument)
MDV48849Related to: Ring cairn 800 metres west of Yarner Farm (Monument)
MDV41401Related to: Victoria Boundary Stone on Haytor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Aug 4 2020 11:27AM