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HER Number:MDV5584
Name:Modern ruined building on East Hill, Okehampton

Summary

Ruins of a modern rectangular building completely open to the elements but which contains within its walls several rusting items of farm machinery as well as the possible remains of a wooden cart.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 597 940
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/44

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 1978, Archaeological Sites within Okehampton Park and its Vicinity, No F.2 (Un-published). SDV233126.

(31/05/1978, SX 5978 9408). Ruins of a modern rectangular building completely open to the elements but which contains within its walls several rusting items of farm machinery including; a cast iron plough complete with iron share a cast iron plough with front 'wheel' a 'back action haymaker' of cast iron made by Bamfords of Uttoxeter, a Hornsby cast iron machine (for making fine furrows?) as well as the possible remains of a wooden cart.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV233126Un-published: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1978. Archaeological Sites within Okehampton Park and its Vicinity. Archaeological Sites within Okehampton Park and its Vicinity. No F.2.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3474 - Earthwork survey of Okehampton Castle and Park

Date Last Edited:Apr 7 2020 1:44PM