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HER Number:MDV12956
Name:Enclosure settlement 230 metres south-east of Crow Tor


An enclosure with three possible huts built into the north wall, is visible on the air photographs.


Grid Reference:SX 609 785
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and walling of Bronze Age oval-shaped enclosure settlement 230 metres south-east of Crow Tor with several possible hut circles built into the northern wall

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/107
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235501.

An enclosure with three possible huts built into the north wall, is visible on the air photographs.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235503.

Fragmentary enclosure with no huts visible on 1979 nmr ap (rchm app 1985).

NMR CITING PROBERT, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV235504.

Vis=7/9/1994 (rchme) a small sub-divided ovoid enclosure. The gently sloping interior measures 48m e-w by 35m and is bounded by a low stony bank up to 1.8m wide and 0.5m high. The nw corner of the main enclosure has been walled off to create a small teardrop shaped annexe. The possible entrance gaps described by os are supplemented by a third in the nw (nmr citing probert).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235505.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV235506.

Aph=nmr sf 1509 427 308-11(26/4/1979).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235507.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235508.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities - the north/2(1991)map 29.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235509.

Des=probert, s. A. J. /(7/9/1994)/rchme field investigation.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=30/10/1979 (os) the poor remains of a sub rectangular enclosure measuring 31m by 39m. It is constructed of double faced walling incorporating natural boulders. The walling measures from 0.8m to 1.8m wide and up to 0.5m high, with two possible entrance gaps to the north east and south west. There are no associated huts.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV235501Migrated Record:
SDV235503Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV235504Report - Survey: NMR CITING PROBERT.
SDV235505Migrated Record:
SDV235506Aerial Photograph:
SDV235507Migrated Record:
SDV235508Migrated Record:
SDV235509Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80710 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 11:27AM