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HER Number:MDV7406
Name:Medieval Building west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington

Summary

Small Medieval building open to the south to the north of the Prehistoric settlement west of Holwell Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 748 776
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/3/7
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Built, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX77NW13, 11,14, Figures 2, 5 + 7 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV346385.

An isolated Medieval farmstead consisting of two rectangular buildings.


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

Not visible on aerial photographs.


Everett, C., 1988, Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features, HD66, Map 5 (Report - Survey). SDV359684.

Small building 4.9 metres by 3 metres to the east of the Becka Brook. The south wall has gone, but must have had an entrance. The north wall is apsidal and 0.9 metres thick. Walling is of a mixture of large and small stones and slabs, some vertical, some flat. The hut is built into the hillside.


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

Three sides of a building remain of 3.5 metres by 4 metres.


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

Small building shown on survey.


English Heritage, 2005, Medieval Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345602.

Building shown on survey.


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

Outline of building shown on modern mapping.


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

Rectangular building of crude, dry-stone construction the south end of which may have been open as no wall survives. Internal dimensions are 5 metres by 2.8 metres and up to 0.9 metres high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 18, Figure 1.2, Map 1.
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.
SDV345602Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Medieval Survey Information. English Heritage Report. Digital.
SDV346385Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX77NW13. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 11,14, Figures 2, 5 + 7.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101352 ]
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. HD66, Map 5.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV116203Related to: Enclosure north of the Prehistoric Settlement to the west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV7405Related to: Medieval Building west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Building)
MDV7400Related to: Pound south-west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV7399Related to: Prehistoric Settlement to the west of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Feb 16 2018 4:22PM