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HER Number:MDV127365
Name:Hut in Legis Tor settlement

Summary

One of two huts within the northern part of a sub-divided enclosure south of Legis Tor on the right bank of the River Plym. Remains consist of a level platform 5.5m in internal diameter enclosed by a crude ring of boulders.

Location

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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 70
  • 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 an internal area survive either within the enclosures or are attached to the walls.
Hut D is of the simple plan and double orthostat walling type. The interior of the building measures 6m in diameter and the surrounding wall is 1.9m wide and 0.6m high.

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 two huts within the northern part of a sub-divided enclosureat the foot of the south flank of Legis Tor on the right bank of the River Plym.
SX 5728 6528. Similar to the hut nearby; a level platform enclosed by a crude ring of boulders, but measures 5.5m in internal diameter.

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.
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. [Mapped feature: #123865 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3367Related to: Enclosures south 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 2:17PM