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HER Number:MDV62001
Name:Enclosure wall in settlement south of Foggintor Quarries

Summary

Incomplete enclosure; part of settlement south of Foggintor Quarries. Incomplete and damaged by a later field wall that has been built across it, survives as a rubble bank with many large rocks 2.0 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Two linked hut circles.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 729
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 SE 133
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/86/5
  • Old SAM Ref: 24108(P)
  • Pastscape: 440411
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP152574, 21/3/2000 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

A simple enclosure forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement at Yes Tor Bottom, 1120 metres east-north-east of Criptor. Measures 46 metres by 37 metres. Rubble bank with many large rocks 2.0 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Two linked huts.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 19, fig 44.2 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Enclosure within the western part of the settlement has been cut through by a field wall and it is in poor condition.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Remains of enclosure depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

Further west (from the agglomerated enclosure) is a small simple enclosure measuring 46m long by up to 37m wide denoted by a 2m wide rubble bank standing up to 0.4m high. Two stone hut circles are associated with this enclosure and a further seven lie a short distance to the north west.


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

Visited 22/04/2019 Enclosure bank still visible in places

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 19, fig 44.2.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP152574, 21/3/2000.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114567 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4979Related to: Hut circle Q in settlement south of Foggintor Quarries (Monument)
MDV61994Related to: Possible hut circle in settlement south of Foggintor Quarries (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2019 4:00PM