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HER Number:MDV27077
Name:Enclosure B on Langstone Moor


Squarish enclosure with hut circle built into the wall on the south-west side.


Grid Reference:SX 556 779
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/17/3
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD? (Between))

Full description

NMR, 1979, SF1510, 185 (Aerial Photograph). SDV224088.

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

Open settlement on south slope of Langstone Moor visible on the 1979 aerial photograph, to the immediate south of enclosure MDV27075. Five hut circles visible.

Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, 7-9, figs 2, 9, Appendix IV (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Squarish enclosure shown on the English Heritage 1:1000 survey of 2003 with a hut circle built into the south-west enclosure wall (Enclosure 'B' on plan). The walls are fragmented consisting mainly of odd stones protruding through the ground surface. Several sections of unconnected walling are shown to the west of the enclosure as well as five hut circles and two other circular features.

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

Enclosure visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV224088Aerial Photograph: NMR. 1979. SF1510. 185.
SDV255420Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2003. The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. 25. A4 Comb Bound. 7-9, figs 2, 9, Appendix IV.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85586 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27075Related to: Enclosure A with huts on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV27078Related to: Enclosure C on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV69500Related to: Enclosure D on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV27076Related to: Enclosure E on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV69553Related to: Hut 39 south of enclosure on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7275 - Survey of the Langstone Moor stone circle and other prehistoric monuments nearby
  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2017 3:50PM