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HER Number:MDV26431
Name:Enclosure 100 metres south of Rider's Rings

Summary

Prehistoric enclosure with one internal hut circle, south of Rider’s Rings. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 640
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age settlement consisting of three enclosures with associated hut circles south of the Rider’s Rings settlement on Zeal Plain, South Brent

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/458
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Crossing, W., 1912 (1965), Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor (Monograph). SDV320981.


Royal Air Force, 1946, CPE/UK 1890, 2279 (Aerial Photograph). SDV140289.


Royal Air Force, 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2494, 3114-3115 (Aerial Photograph). SDV147533.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66SE9 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV145618.

Enclosure and hut circle. The remains of the walls are approximately 0.3 meters high and are fragmentary, consisting of gorse and turf-covered stones. A possible entrance exists at SX67736398.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX66SE9 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV346068.

Enclosure with one hut circle. East of the enclosures are about six associated fields, each approx 40.0 meters by 15.0 meters east-west, centred at SX67836400.


Robinson, R., 1978, Settlement south of Rider's Rings (Worksheet). SDV145620.

Pound A has hut circle 1 built into its perimeter. The enclosure is roughly circular with walls 0.5 meters high and 2.0 meters wide which are rather overgrown. The enclosure measures 30.0 meters (north-south) and 43.0 meters (east-west). Other details: Sketch plan included.


National Monuments Record, 1982, NMR SF2112, 1247-1249 (Aerial Photograph). SDV345548.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Enclosure with one hut circle attached to internal wall. Visible on National Monuments Record 1982 aerial photograph.


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

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.


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

Enclosure and hut circle visible on aerial photography of the area.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140289Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. CPE/UK 1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2279.
SDV145618Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66SE9. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV145620Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1978. Settlement south of Rider's Rings. South Brent Parish Checklist. Digital.
SDV147533Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2494. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3114-3115.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV320981Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85298 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345548Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1982. NMR SF2112. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1247-1249.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV346068Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX66SE9. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV79015Parent of: Hut circle in enclosure 100 meters south of Rider's Rings (Monument)
MDV26430Related to: Hut circle near enclosures south of Rider's Rings (Monument)
MDV5775Related to: Settlement 175 meters south of Rider's Rings (Monument)
MDV79011Related to: Settlement 190 meters south of Rider's Rings (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2013 12:32PM