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HER Number:MDV59312
Name:Enclosure to the north-east of Kennon Hill, Throwleigh


Three sides of a rectilinear enclosure of circa 70 metres by 50 metres with walls 3 metres wide by 0.3 metres high and open to the north locared to the north-east of Kennon Hill


Grid Reference:SX 649 903
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/319
  • Old SAM Ref: 28694

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC)

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 148972 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(10/04/1997) Enclosure on the north eastern slope of Kennon Hill. Wall 3 metres wide, 0.3 metres high.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 198, Map 39 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Roughly rectangular enclosure with curved corners to the north of Site '2' to the north -east of Kennon Hill. No sign of the northern side of the enclosure, but the east, south and west sides are traced. The north-eastern corner of the eastern boundary wall extending east and then curving round southwards.

Environment Agency WMS, 2019, LiDAR DSM data (1m resolution), 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362957.

Enclosure is visible on the lidar data; roughly matches the depiction by Butler. Western wall much fainter. Measures roughly 70 metres east-west and (perhaps) 50 metres north-south; no sign of remaining northern boundary wall of enclosure.

Historic England, 2023, National Heritage List for England, 1018916 (National Heritage List for England). SDV365228.

within Scheduled area.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 198, Map 39.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 148972.
SDV362957Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 2019. LiDAR DSM data (1m resolution), 2019. Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #126881 ]
SDV365228National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2023. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1018916.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2023 2:52PM