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HER Number:MDV63874
Name:Former Field Boundary, Okehampton Hamlets


Relict field boundary features excavated to reveal a 30 metre stone alignment, several banks, ditches and a cluster of stones


Grid Reference:SX 583 937
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/210

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (XVII to XIX - 1700 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

English Heritage: Central Excavation Unit, 1987, Okehampton By-pass: Field Survey, 15, 81-86 (Report - Survey). SDV256098.

Relict field boundary features including a 30 metre stone alignment, several banks and ditches and a cluster of stones.

Wessex Archaeology, 2001, Okehampton Camp Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Earthwork Survey, 12, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV360511.

A small excavation by English Heritage provided no dating evidence but it was believed to date from between the dispalement and the construction of enclosures in the late 18th or early 19th centuries.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV256098Report - Survey: English Heritage: Central Excavation Unit. 1987. Okehampton By-pass: Field Survey. English Heritage. 15, 81-86.
SDV360511Report - Survey: Wessex Archaeology. 2001. Okehampton Camp Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Earthwork Survey. Wessex Archaeology Report. 50171. A4 Comb Bound. 12, Appendix 1.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3474 - Earthwork survey of Okehampton Castle and Park
  • EDV8007 - Okehampton Camp Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment and Earthwork Survey (Ref: 50171.01)

Date Last Edited:Jan 18 2019 12:36PM