HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV62868
Name:Farmstead, Buckland Monachorum


Medieval longhouse with another building and associated features including banks and lynchets


Grid Reference:SX 487 697
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/617
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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 longhouse and another building and associated features including banks and lynchets.

Rowe, A. E., 1998, Buckland Monachorum: The History of a Down, 28 (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 north-north-west of the Downlane Plantation. The site is enclosed by banks on the north, west and south sides. Within the enclosure is a longhouse aligned west-east measuring 22 metres by 5 metres with a building measuring 6 metres by 5 metres attached to its northern side, a building measuring 10 metres by 7 metres, and a building measuring 14 metres by 8 metres attached to the northern boundary of the enclosure aligned north-east to south-west.

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

Outline of features shown on Lidar image.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Bymore Wood 3 (Un-published). SDV352501.

Bymore Wood 3 longhouse.

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. 28.
SDV348634Cartographic: Environment Agency. 2011. LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution). Digital. [Mapped feature: #97128 ]
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Bymore Wood 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV62871Related to: Farmstead, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV62867Related 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:Apr 21 2017 1:23PM