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HER Number:MDV127496
Name:Hut within enclosure south-east of Legis Tor

Summary

One of three huts within enclosure on the moderate southern flank of Legis Tor. A sub-circular hut measuring 3.2m north-south by 4.1m internally consisting of large earthfast boulders joined by rubble walling.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 653
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56NE148
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 22289
  • Old SAM Ref: 10699
  • Pastscape: 438914

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130869 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(22/02/1993) Small kidney-shaped enclosure with attached stone hut circles forming part of an extensive prehistoric settlement.
Hut B (attached to eastern boundary of enclosure) is of the simple plan and single orthostat walling type [2]. The interior of this structure measures 4m in diameter and is surrounded by a 1.3m wide and 0.8m high wall.

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

(07/02/2005) One of three huts within enclosure on the moderate southern flank of Legis Tor.
Three of the huts are incorporated in the walls of a kidney-shaped enclosure measuring 41.5m north-south by 27m at the northern end of the site. See related records.
SX 5746 6539. A sub-circular hut measuring 3.2m north-south by 4.1m internally consisting of large earthfast boulders joined by rubble walling.

Probert, S. A. J., 2010, A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area (Report - Survey). SDV360517.

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.

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 130869.
SDV360517Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2010. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound.
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: #124166 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV22772Related to: Enclosure with three huts in Legistor Warren (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 3:29PM