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HER Number:MDV7400
Name:Pound south-west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington

Summary

Circular pound within the Prehistoric settlement to the south-west of Holwell Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 749 775
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/3/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POUND (Early Bronze Age to VII - 2200 BC to 700 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Circular feature shown on 19th century map.


National Monuments Record, 1944, SX7477, 1 = 4 (Aerial Photograph). SDV299003.

Photograph taken on 14th April 1977.


National Monuments Record, 1980, NMR SF1746, 189 (Aerial Photograph). SDV294996.

Photograph taken on 21st April 1980.


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

Visible on aerial photograh and recorded.


Everett, C., 1988, Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features, HD78, Map 6 (Report - Survey). SDV359684.

Pound and hut circles, Becka Brook.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 18, Map 1, Figure 1.2 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Almost circular enclosure at the Holwell Tor west Prehistoric settlement has an extension on the north side. The wall stands to 1 metre high but the top dressing of laid blocks over the Prehistoric slab construction of the lower courses shows that it has been added to in more recent times.


Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 11, Figures 2 + 5 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Circular pound within the earlier Prehistoric settlement to the west of Holwell Tor.


Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Pound shown on survey.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Circular pound shown on modern mapping with an opening in the south-west.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England, 1002529 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

Settlement west of Holwell Tor.


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, 445108, SX77NW32 (Website). SDV359354.

At SX 7485 7757 there is a pound of single wall construction, averaging 1.0 metre high. It is built up on the lower western side
and the interior is almost level.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV294996Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1980. NMR SF1746. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 189.
SDV299003Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1944. SX7477. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1 = 4.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 18, Map 1, Figure 1.2.
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.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 11, Figures 2 + 5.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101292 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1002529.
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 445108, SX77NW32.
SDV359684Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1988. Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features. HD78, Map 6.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV7399Part of: Prehistoric Settlement to the west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116203Related to: Enclosure north of the Prehistoric Settlement to the west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV7401Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement south-west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV7402Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement south-west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV7405Related to: Medieval Building west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Building)
MDV7406Related to: Medieval Building west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Aug 26 2016 1:25PM