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HER Number:MDV127502
Name:Feature within enclosure south-east of Legis Tor

Summary

Recorded by Gerrard (1993) as a hut, this was recorded in 2005 survey as a sub-circular cleared area measuring 6.4m north-west to south-east by 3.9m internally. A possible entrance lies in the south-east. This feature incorporates part of the enclosure wall and would appear to be of later construction. Two small and very crude enclosures lie to the west of this feature and also appear to be later in origin to the bulk of this site.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 575 653
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 68
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 22289
  • Pastscape: 438695

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHELTER? (XV to Post Medieval - 1401 AD to 1750 AD? (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP130876 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(22/02/1993) Hut A is of the simple plan and double orthostat walling type. The interior of the building measures 4m in diameter and is surrounded by a 1.8m wide and 0.5m high wall. This structure is attached to the enclosure boundary.

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

(07/02/2005) SX 5755 6537. A sub-circular cleared area measuring 6.4m north-west to south-east by 3.9m internally. A possible entrance lies in the south-east. This feature incorporates part of the enclosure wall and would appear to be of later construction. Two small and very crude enclosures lie to the west of this feature and also appear to be later in origin to the bulk of this site.

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.

Depicted on GIS survey layer.

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. MPP130876.
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: #124172 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3366Related to: Enclosure north of Spanish Lake, 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 4:22PM