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HER Number:MDV48484
Name:Military building within enclosure east of the Walkhampton Common reave, Walkhampton


Military building within enclosure to the east of the Walkhampton Common reave


Grid Reference:SX 564 712
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SE106
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/189/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 22265
  • Pastscape: 440330

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILITARY BUILDING (Constructed, Modern - 1751 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site visited on 14th May 1992. Military shelter atop the north length of enclosure boundary. Oval 3 metres by 2 metres internally. Defined by drystone wall 1 metre wide, 0.8 metres high. Clearly post-dates the enclosure and is of fresh appearance. May have been built on top of an existing hut.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Visible on aerial photograph.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 440330, SX57SE106 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 30th July1980. At SX56457128 is a modern shelter, 2 metres in diameter.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1008671 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

This monument includes an enclosure containing two further stone hut circles and a military shelter.

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.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #129421 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 440330, SX57SE106.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1008671.

Associated Monuments

MDV19962Related to: Enclosure on east side of Walkhampton reave to the south-east of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV48095Related to: Hut circle within enclosure on the east side of the Walkhampton reave, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV48483Related to: Hut circle within enclosure on the east side of the Walkhampton reave, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV15038Related to: The Walkhampton Common Reave (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8351 - Walkhampton Premier Archaeological Landscape; Field Investigation Project

Date Last Edited:Mar 28 2021 1:49PM