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Title:Blackaton Deserted Medieval Village
Originator:Ancient Monuments
Summary:Vis=-/-/1962 (ancient monuments) fine dmv of about 15 longhouses, 10 with earthworks 0.6m - 0.9m high. Others are much robbed and are in some places covered by the later houses. Two or three longhouses have been destroyed by a new barn, whose erection revealed the site.13th century pottery has been collected from the rubble; there is considerable documentation in the pro for a village between the early 13th and 16th centuries. The houses are set in a series of crofts, and a medieval field system survives on the hillside behind (see sx67ne/17).

Associated Monuments (1)

MDV6028Blackaton Deserted Medieval Settlement, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)