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HER Number:MDV127498
Name:Hut within enclosure south-east of Legis Tor

Summary

One of three huts within enclosure on the moderate southern flank of Legis Tor. Remains consist of a level platform 3.9m in diameter enclosed by boulder walls 1.0m wide and 0.5m high.

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 C (attached to southern boundary of enclosure) is of the simple plan, single orthostat and rubble bank walling type. The interior measures 4.5m in diameter and the surrounding wall is 1.3m wide and 0.6m high.

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 6536. A level platform 3.9m in diameter enclosed by boulder walls 1.0m wide and 0.5m high.

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: #124168 ]

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