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HER Number:MDV59174
Name:Rectangular structure within the Kestor coaxial field system

Summary

Rectangular rubble wall structure measures internally 9.7 metres by 3.4 metres and its walls are 1 metre wide by 0.3 metres high. Probably an historic structure added to the corner of an existing field. May have been an animal pound.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 666 869
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/72/11
  • Old SAM Ref: 28714

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 149121, 1/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Rectangular structure within the Kestor coaxial field system. Rectangular rubble wall structure measures internally 9.7 metres by 3.4 metres and its walls are 1 metre wide by 0.3 metres high. Probably an historic structure added to the corner of an existing field. May have been an animal pound.

Probert, S. A. J., 1991, Castor Parallel System (Plan - measured). SDV229808.

Depicted on plan.

Probert, S. A. J., 1991, Shovel Down Survey (Report - Survey). SDV359365.

Associated with the huts in this area is a rectangular structure at SX 66678691 measuring 8.9 metres north-west by south-east by 3.2 metres internally. This is situated in the corner of an enclosure contemporary with the huts.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Cartographic). SDV345521.

Depicted on the GIS layer.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording forms, SD-KT 10 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

(06/01/2019) Condition of hut (MDV59173) and this pound assessed by volunteer recorders as very good; some slight vegetation encroachment (gorse) noted on the south-east side of pound.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording photographs (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photographs taken during January 2019 visit.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV229808Plan - measured: Probert, S. A. J.. 1991. Castor Parallel System. 1:25,000. Digital.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 149121, 1/4/1997.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96347 ]
SDV359365Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 1991. Shovel Down Survey. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey. Unknown.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. SD-KT 10.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV59176Related to: Hut circle in the Kestor reave system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6198 - Geophysical Survey on Shovel Down and Kes Tor

Date Last Edited:Dec 14 2020 10:42AM