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HER Number:MDV48345
Name:Remains of a field associated with settlement north-east of Sharpitor

Summary

Field system forming part of unenclosed hut settlement. Boundaries of only one complete field can be identified. This measures 70 metres north-south by 55 metres east-west. On north side the boundary consists of a 4.0 metre wide, 1.3 metre high lynchet. Elsewhere it is visible as a low bank averaging 3.0 metres wide, 0.2 metres high. Further traces of boundary banks visible to south-west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 562 705
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SE47
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/28/13
  • Old SAM Ref: 22272
  • Pastscape: 440161

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Constructed, Late Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 3000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 129179, 7/6/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 5617 7014 sic) Field system forming part of unenclosed hut settlement. Boundaries of only one complete field can be identified. This measures 70 metres north-south by 55 metres east-west. On north side the boundary consists of a 4.0 metre wide, 1.3 metre high lynchet. Elsewhere it is visible as a low bank averaging 3.0 metres wide, 0.2 metres high. Further traces of boundary banks visible to south-west.
NB: Gerrard's grid reference for this record (or that recorded in the HER) is incorrect and has been updated to place this field record in the correct location (Richards, A. F., 16/07/2019)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 129179, 7/6/1992. [Mapped feature: #118725 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV49055Part of: Unenclosed hut circle settlement, Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV3768Related to: Hut F in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2019 1:03PM