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HER Number:MDV63636
Name:Shelter cut into rinng cairn on Peek Hill, Walkhampton

Summary

Shelter cut into the centre of a ring cairn 30 metres south-west of Peek Hill. Measures 2.0 metres by 2.0 metres. Drystone wall. A 2.0 metre diameter pit surrounded by a 0.6 metre wide and 0.3 metre high drystone wall. Probably a visitor shelter of relatively modern date.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 556 699
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 179
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/481/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 24090
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHELTER (Constructed, XX - 1901 AD? to 1999 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 156885, 18/3/2000 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 5561 6993) Shelter cut into the centre of a ring cairn 30 metres south-west of Peek Hill. Measures 2.0 metres by 2.0 metres. Drystone wall 0.? metres wide, 0.3 metres high. A 2.0 metre diameter pit surrounded by a 0.6 metre wide and 0.3 metre high drystone wall. Probably a visitor shelter of relatively modern date.

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. MPP 156885, 18/3/2000. [Mapped feature: #40859 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28529Related to: Ring cairn 30 metres south-west of Peek Hill (Monument)
MDV63631Related to: Royal Air Force Gee Master Transmitting Station, Peek Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2019 8:13AM