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HER Number:MDV79124
Name:Enclosure 560 meters east of Western Beacon

Summary

Indistinct enclosure east of Western Beacon; part of a settlement consisting of at least three enclosures with associated hut circles. This settlement site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 660 577
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of the early 20th century China Clay works at Redlake Mine and the associated railway, as well as prehistoric remains on Ugborough Moor

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 22 (Monograph). SDV337765.

One of three small enclosures, with at least five associated hut circles, all of which are in poor condition. Much of the original wall stone appears to have been reused in the field wall directly to the east of the settlement. Other details: Map 53, 6.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 22.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105924 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV25007Related to: Enclosure 500 meters east of Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV2917Related to: Hut circles in settlement east of Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV25006Related to: Possible enclosure 580 meters east of Western Beacon (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 5 2016 3:08PM