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HER Number:MDV2548
Name:Hut circle on Lee Moor

Summary

One of a scatter of huts and related later structures, south of an enclosed settlement. Hut measures 3.0 metres in diameter this hut has walls 2.0 metres wide and 0.6 metres high. A small rectangular annex adjoins the northern wall.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 585 645
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/92/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133395, 18/5/1994 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle situated immediately south of agglomerate enclosure. Terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 2.6 metres in diameter and is defined by a 2.3 metre wide wall standing up to 0.6 metres high. A west facing gap in the surrounding wall may represent an original doorway. A short length of boundary wall leads north-west from this hut towards hut MDV2547.


Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey (Report - Survey). SDV350782.

One of a group of four hut circles and two sub-rectangular structures on Lee Moor.
SX 58546459. Measuring 3.0 metres in diameter this hut has walls 2.0 metres wide and 0.6 metres high. A small rectangular annex adjoins the northern wall.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Visible on the aerial photography.

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 133395, 18/5/1994.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85036 ]
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV2546Part of: Scatter of hut circles on Lee Moor (Monument)
MDV2547Related to: Hut circle on Lee Moor (Monument)
MDV2550Related to: Hut circle on Lee Moor (Monument)
MDV2549Related to: Hut circle on Lee Moor (Monument)
MDV2551Related to: Structure on Lee Moor (Building)
MDV53367Related to: Sub-rectangular structure on Lee Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 23 2015 11:14AM