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HER Number:MDV26175
Name:Enclosure to the south of Laughter Hole House

Summary

Prehistoric enclosure associated with three hut circles to the south of Laughter Hole House

Location

Grid Reference:SX 661 754
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains and earthworks of Bronze Age enclosures, hut circles and field walls 210 metres south of Laughter Hole House

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/160
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, CPE/UK 1890, 1307-8 (Aerial Photograph). SDV140289.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, SX67NE (Cartographic). SDV337077.

Enclosure just visible on very poor aerial photograph. Appears to be contain three hut circles two of which are incorporated into the western wall.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

Enclosure to the north-north-west of Brimpts Farm was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 2004. Other details: Site 53.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140289Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. CPE/UK 1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1307-8.
SDV337077Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. SX67NE. Air Photographs Unit. Map (Paper).
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital. [Mapped feature: #14142 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV26158Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV26157Related to: Hut Circles south of Laughter Hole House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 4 2013 10:06AM