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HER Number:MDV62867
Name:Farmstead, Buckland Monachorum


Medieval settlement with two possible buildings and associated features including banks and lynchets


Grid Reference:SX 489 699
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of two medieval farmsteads linked by a hollow way, with associated earthworks on Roborough Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/616

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Rowe, A. E., 1994, Buckland Monachorum Landscape Study, 13 (Un-published). SDV340420.

Medieval settlement with two possible buildings and associated features including banks and lynchets.

Rowe, A. E., 1998, Buckland Monachorum: The History of a Down, 27 (Un-published). SDV340421.

Greeves, T. A. P., 1999, Four Deserted Medieval Settlements on Buckland Down, West Devon, 71-80 (Article in Serial). SDV340419.

Located 200 metres west-north-west from the Downlane Plantation. Linked to a nearby field boundary by a low earthen bank. Nearby is a longhouse aligned north-west to south-east measuring 18 metres by 7 metres with an attached building on the same alignment measuring 4 metres by 3 metres. A second building is terraced into the hillside measuring 15 metres by 8 metres.

Environment Agency, 2011, LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution) (Cartographic). SDV348634.

Outline of farmstead visible on Lidar image.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Bymore Wood 2 (Un-published). SDV352501.

Bymore Wood 2 a Deserted Medieval Settlement.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340419Article in Serial: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1999. Four Deserted Medieval Settlements on Buckland Down, West Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 131. A5 Paperback. 71-80.
SDV340420Un-published: Rowe, A. E.. 1994. Buckland Monachorum Landscape Study. Buckland Monachorum Landscape Study. A4 Bound + Digital. 13.
SDV340421Un-published: Rowe, A. E.. 1998. Buckland Monachorum: The History of a Down. A4 Bound + Digital. 27.
SDV348634Cartographic: Environment Agency. 2011. LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution). Digital. [Mapped feature: #97127 ]
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Bymore Wood 2.

Associated Monuments

MDV62868Related to: Farmstead, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV62871Related to: Farmstead, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV62869Related to: Hollow way linking two medieval farmsteads, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 27 2016 10:50AM