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HER Number:MDV2550
Name:Hut circle on Lee Moor

Summary

One of a scatter of huts and related later structures, south of an enclosed settlement. Hut measures 3.5 metres in internal diameter with walls 1.4 metres wide and 0.4 metres high.

Location

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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/93
  • Old SAM Ref: 24119
  • Pastscape: 439109

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 133398, 18/5/1994 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

SX 5850 6457 Hut circle situated immediately south of an agglomerate enclosure. Terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and double orthostat walling type. Interior measures 3.6 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.1 metre wide wall standing up to 0.4 metres high. A short length of curving boundary wall leads southward from this hut towards hut MDV2549 (?), forming a small open ended enclosure.


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 58516457. A hut circle measuring 3.5 metres in internal diameter with walls 1.4 metres wide and 0.4 metres high.


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 133398, 18/5/1994.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85038 ]
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)
MDV2548Related 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