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HER Number:MDV62352
Name:Alleged pound east of Rippon Tor (unlikely)

Summary

A line of stones leads of the northern reave, just east of the tor and could be interpreted as a wall but is too incomplete to class as an animal pound.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 747 755
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/408
  • Old SAM Ref: 28774

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., 152345 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visit 1st April 1999. Animal pound 15 metres east of Rippon Tor summit.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 42, Fig. 5.3 (Monograph). SDV299725.


Newman, P., 2013, Halshanger Sites Visited and Confirmed (Report - Survey). SDV351113.

Not found at this location.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 59 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Alleged pound east of Rippon Tor (unlikely). A line of stones leads of the northern reave, just east of the tor and could be interpreted as a wall but is too incomplete to class as an animal pound. SX74700 75550

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 152345. [Mapped feature: #40067 ]
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 42, Fig. 5.3.
SDV351113Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2013. Halshanger Sites Visited and Confirmed. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 59.

Associated Monuments

MDV25747Related to: Parallel Reave System on Horridge Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6433 - Assessment of Halsanger Common, Horridge Common and Rippon Tor
  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 15 2016 11:31AM