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HER Number:MDV127362
Name:Hut in Legis Tor settlement

Summary

Adjoining the western wall of the eastern enclosure is a well-defined hut 5.5m in diameter with walls 1.2m wide and 0.6m high. No obvious entrance.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 572 652
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/72/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 22289
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX57NE70
  • Pastscape: 438701

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130857 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(22/02/1993) One of six stone hut circles and a small D-shaped structure forming part of an extensive settlement (associated with a group of three prehistoric enclosures).
Six stone hut circles composed of circular banks of stone and earth surrounding
Hut B is of the simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 5.1m in diameter and the surrounding wall is 1.1m wide and 0.7m high. This hut is attached to the outer face of the northern enclosure.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Visible on lidar data.

Newman, P., 2005, Ringmoor Training Area: Monument Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV363484.

(07/02/2005) One of four hut circles that lie within or potentially within the western, incomplete enclosure (centred SX 57246528).
SX 5727 6527. Adjoining the western wall of the eastern enclosure is a well-defined hut 5.5m in diameter with walls 1.2m wide and 0.6m high. No obvious entrance.

Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361636.

Depicted on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130857.
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123862 ]
SDV361636Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV3367Related to: Enclosures south of Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV50649Related to: Stone piles in settlement south-east of Legis Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area
  • EDV8227 - Ringmoor Training Area: Monument Baseline Condition Survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 11 2020 2:35PM