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HER Number:MDV64196
Name:Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford

Summary

Northern of three Prehistoric settlements on Chagford Common with four fields remaining and including three hut circles. Another hut circle and a remnant field is located to the east

Location

Grid Reference:SX 679 836
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/120/15
  • Old SAM Ref: 28728

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Enclosure shown on aerial photograph with three hut circles.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 149382 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 29th January 1999. Northern of 3 agglomerated enclosures forming part of an enclosed Prehistoric settlement on Chagford Common.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 29-30, map 25 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Later enclosures have destroyed the northern end of Settlement 7. The walls become progressively more denuded as they approach the later fields. Three hut circles are described within the enclosure with two further hut circles are located to the east.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape, 14, Figure 1 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.

Half destroyed Prehistoric enclosure on Chagford Common subdivided into small fields and containing hut circles.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Outline of several enclosures visible on data.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 29-30, map 25.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 149382.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #110691 ]
SDV360382Post-Graduate Thesis: Passmore, A. J.. 1997. Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape. King Alfred's College, Winchester. A4 Comb Bound. 14, Figure 1.

Associated Monuments

MDV64185Parent of: Hut Circle to East of Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV64181Parent of: Hut Circle with the northern Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV64180Parent of: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV64182Parent of: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV64183Parent of: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV119708Related to: Field system surrounding Ridgeleigh deserted farm site, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6668Related to: Hurston Ridge Prehistoric Enclosure, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6715Related to: Hut Circle east of Prehistoric Enclosure on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6707Related to: Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6708Related to: Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7505 - Boveycombehedd, Chagford: An Archaeological Investigation of a Diachronic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Apr 6 2018 9:42AM