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HER Number:MDV52415
Name:Enclosures south of Newleycombe Lake, Walkhampton

Summary

A group of enclosures associated with a longhouse including a subrectangular enclosed area measuring 14 metres by 10 metres defined by 2 metre wide and 0.6 metre high bank and a length of curving boundary wall. The subrectangular enclosure may surround the site of an outbuilding which now survives as a buried feature and the curving bank is probably enclosing the farmyard associated with the nearby long house.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 581 697
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/498/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 24077(P)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Constructed, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 07/06/1993, 133279 (Un-published). SDV229722.

Site visit 7th June 1993. Group of earthworks associated with a long house. They include a subrectangular enclosed area measuring 14 metres by 10 metres defined by 2 metre wide and 0.6 metre high bank and a length of curving boundary wall. The subrectangular enclosure may surround the site of an outbuilding which now survives as a buried feature and the curving bank is probably enclosing the farmyard associated with the nearby long house.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-DT9 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 10/06/2019. Noted area as in good stable condition

Sources / Further Reading

SDV229722Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 07/06/1993. 133279. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Digital.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT9.

Associated Monuments

MDV39429Related to: Longhouse on south side of Newleycombe Lake, Walkhampton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2019 11:22AM