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HER Number:MDV51482
Name:Building at Whitehill deserted farm, Peter Tavy

Summary

Outbuilding forming part of a deserted medieval settlement. Lies 2.5 metres north-east of a longhouse and includes a single roomed rectangular building, terraced into the slope.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 533 831
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/68/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 22354
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 150 (Un-published). SDV150434.

Planned by Haynes in 1968.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130991, 20/4/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Outbuilding forming part of a deserted medieval settlement. Lies 2.5 metres north-east of a longhouse and includes a single roomed rectangular building, terraced into the slope. Interior measures 9.2 metres long by 3.8 metres wide and is defined by a rubble wall standing up to 1.5 metres wide and 0.9 metres high. This building is linked to the longhouse by a short length of drystone wall measuring 1 metres wide and standing up to 0.2 metres high.


Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

Visible on the aerial photograph.


Greeves, T., 2007, Reddaford Farm, Willsworthy: An Archaeological and Historical Survey, 33 (Report - Survey). SDV360294.

Foundations of a Medieval building to the north-east of the longhouse on the west side of Willsworthy Brook.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 150.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130991, 20/4/1993.
SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94024 ]
SDV360294Report - Survey: Greeves, T.. 2007. Reddaford Farm, Willsworthy: An Archaeological and Historical Survey. A4 Spiral Bound. 33.

Associated Monuments

MDV11808Part of: Deserted Medieval settlement 750 metres south of White Hill summit, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV26929Related to: Field banks south of White Hill (Monument)
MDV51481Related to: Longhouse in Whitehill deserted farmstead, Peter Tavy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 11 2017 1:54PM