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HER Number:MDV39443
Name:Enclosure 130 metres east of Higher Halstock


D-shaped enclosure lying close to the East Okement River. The presence of a probable clearance cairn suggests cultivation. See source for full details.


Grid Reference:SX 607 927
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a possible early medieval D-shaped enclosure north-east of East Bowden

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/273
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Shepherd, C., 1988, Higher Halstock Enclosure, Okehampton Hamlets (Undergraduate Dissertation). SDV273651.

Vis=-/-/1988 (shepherd). A d-shaped enclosure, pendant from an e-w boundary, lies beside the river okement. The presence of a probable clearance cairn suggests cultivation. Detailed survey drawn. Probably an element of the shrunken hamlet of higher halstock (survey).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273651Undergraduate Dissertation: Shepherd, C.. 1988. Higher Halstock Enclosure, Okehampton Hamlets. A4 Unbound + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV107907Related to: East Bowden (Higher Halstock) Farm, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2016 10:20AM