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HER Number:MDV66645
Name:Ancillary buildings at Riddipit Farmstead, Walkhampton

Summary

To the east of the southern large building are two small structures sharing a 1.7 metre high drystone wall. The third ancillary building lies in the middle of the farmyard and consists of a small open ended drystone building denoted by walling up to 0.7 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 570 700
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SE71
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/154/13
  • Old SAM Ref: 22382

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (Constructed, XVI to XIX - 1600 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Building to the east of the southern farm building is shown on the historic map.

Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 117, 08/04/1966 (Un-published). SDV150434.

(08/04/1966) Two outhouses (MDV66645) lie east of the main house, one very narrow (dairy?) with 6 foot dividing wall.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157331, 27/6/2002 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Ancillary buildings at Riddipit Farmstead. To the east of the southern large building are two small structures sharing a 1.7 metre high drystone wall. The southern building is denoted by a 1.6 metre high drystone revetment and the northern one has within its entrance a 1.35 metre high gatepost with an iron hinge at the top. The lower hinge has been removed leaving a hole. The third ancillary building lies in the middle of the farmyard and consists of a small open ended drystone building denoted by walling up to 0.7 metres high. In the middle of the entrance is a rounded stone with a protruding iron pin. The stone is 0.6 metres in diameter by 0.33 metres high and in the centre is an iron pin which is level with the top of the stone. Either side of this are two small circular holes 3 centimetres in diameter and 4 centimetres deep. To the south of this stone is a broken stone trough measuring 0.77 metres by 0.64 metres. The trough itself measures 0.49 metres long by 0.27 metres wide and 0.11 metres deep.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 127; fig 49.12 (Monograph). SDV137656.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Buildings are visible on the aerial photograph, except for the one referred to as being central to the farmyard.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-126 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 18/01/2020. Overall condition very good. Photo taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-126 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photo looking 120° showing grass/moss cover with reed outcrops.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 127; fig 49.12.
SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 117, 08/04/1966.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157331, 27/6/2002.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped features: #98260 ; #123578 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-126.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-126.

Associated Monuments

MDV12839Part of: Reddipitt Farm, deserted site north-east of Leather Tor Bridge (Monument)
MDV66643Related to: Northern building within Riddipit Farmstead, Walkhampton (Building)
MDV66644Related to: Southern building within Riddipit Farmstead, Walkhampton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 30 2020 11:51AM