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HER Number:MDV3740
Name:ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Walkhampton


A group of 7 hut circles a-g, and an enclosure.


Grid Reference:SX 575 711
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/15
  • Old SAM County Ref: 932
  • Old SAM Ref: 22294

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description


Vis=15/5/1992 (gerrard) enclosed settlement survives well and forms part of a number of bronze age settlements on the western slopes of raddick hill. The lower part of this feature is water-logged and probably contains important environmental deposits (mpp).

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=8/6/1950 (os) hut a - composed of turf covered stones, entrance to se. Hut d - composed of turf covered stones, no entrance visible. Huts e-f. Walls composed of turf covered stones, possible entrances to se. Hut g. Composed of large stones, no visible entrance. Enclosure - wall composed of turf covered stones. Huts a and d outside enclosure.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272839.

A group of 7 hut circles a-g, and an enclosure.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV272841.

Vis=26/4/1973 (ancient monuments) cluster of hut circles within an enclosure wall, situated immediately se of the devonport leat. The 4 huts are set within a well built enclosure wall. Entrances orientated sw.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272844.

This appears to be an enclosure within an enclosure. Three hut circles lie outside the outer enclosure. One hut circle is built into its wall. Three hut circles are attached to the wall of the inner enclosure. Two hut circles lie between the outer and inner enclosures (rchm app 1985).

1906, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272847.

Hut circles marked on os 6" (1906) map (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272848.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272849.

Des=os survey drawing in parish file/(1982).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272850.

Aph*nmr sx5771/1(8/4/1976).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272851.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272852.

Des=os 6"(1906)106se.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV272853.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272854.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272855.

Hemery, e. /high dartmoor/(1983)135.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV272839Migrated Record:
SDV272841Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV272844Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV272847Migrated Record: 1906.
SDV272848Migrated Record:
SDV272849Migrated Record:
SDV272850Migrated Record:
SDV272851Migrated Record:
SDV272852Migrated Record:
SDV272853Aerial Photograph:
SDV272854Migrated Record:
SDV272855Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM