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HER Number:MDV4409
Name:Part of Shovel Down reave system on east flank of Langridge.

Summary

Seven hut circles and two further structures lie within a well-developed area of Shovel Down Parallel Reave System on the moderate slope on the east flank of Langridge.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 647 860
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX68NW20
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/34/8
  • Old SAM Ref: 28663
  • Pastscape: 443726

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Constructed, Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • PARALLEL REAVE SYSTEM (Constructed, Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX68NW20 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV235594.

(13/9/1951) The enclosure walls include some very large slabs of granite and are now in a very dilapidated condition. The western side is particularly poor. The two small sub-rectangular enclosures on west side of site may have been small fields.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Not visible on Royal Air Force 1947 aerial photographs.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 188-9, Map 37.4 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Depicted by Butler.


Probert, S. A. J., 1991, Shovel Down Survey (Report - Survey). SDV359365.

(14/8/1991)Seven hut circles and two further structures lie within a well-developed area of Shovel Down Parallel Reave System on the moderate slope on the east flank of Langridge.
The two triangular structures (8) and (9) lie adjacent to a field boundary. Their function is unclear. See Royal Commission survey 'Shovel Down' at 1:2500 scale.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 188-9, Map 37.4.
SDV235594Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX68NW20. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #119276 ]
SDV359365Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 1991. Shovel Down Survey. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV4401Related to: Hut Settlement on Shovel Down north of Stonetor Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 9 2019 3:21PM