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HER Number:MDV20164
Name:ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Vis=30/3/1982 (robinson) a roughly circular prehistoric enclosure s of laughter tor, measuring c 35 paces north-south, 40 paces east-west. Walls low, faint, turf covered, c 1m wide and 0.3m high. Hut circle on the north side by the wall, diameter c 8-9m (worksheet).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 653 751
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67NE249
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1572373
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/118
  • Old SAM Ref: 34461

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=30/03/1982 (robinson) a roughly circular prehistoric enclosure s of laughter tor, measuring c 35 paces north-south, 40 paces east-west. Walls low, faint, turf covered, c 1m wide and 0.3m high. Hut circle on the north side by the wall, diameter c 8-9m (worksheet).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250841.

Des=worksheet.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV250842.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/2149 4424-5(11/6/1947).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV250843.

Aph=nmr sx6575/1/365-385(18/5/1977).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250844.

Des=sainsbury, i. S. /(1988)/duchy farms survey - brimpts farm/1:10000 plan.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250847.

Des=ancient monuments/(30/9/2003)/as above.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Enclosure with incorporated hut circle and hut circle attached to external wall visible on 1947 and 1977 aerial photographs.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157111 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(10/05/2002) Prehistoric enclosure 900m south-west of Laughter Hole Farm. Enclosure survives as an earthwork measuring 2m wide and 0.5m wide with the occasional protruding stone. Partly cut by a later openwork.

Historic England, 2021-2022, NRHE to HER website, Accessed 30/03/2021 (Website). SDV364039.

A probable hut circle and enclosure visible at SX653751 on an air photo (Ordnance Survey Field Investigator N. V. Quinnell cited, but no photograph reference / date given).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV250841Migrated Record:
SDV250842Aerial Photograph:
SDV250843Aerial Photograph:
SDV250844Migrated Record:
SDV250847Migrated Record:
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157111.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV364039Website: Historic England. 2021-2022. NRHE to HER website. https://nrhe-to-her.esdm.co.uk/NRHE. Website. Accessed 30/03/2021.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8634 - Brimpts Farm, Duchy Farms Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 30 2021 11:58AM