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HER Number:MDV27078
Name:Enclosure C on Langstone Moor

Summary

Small fragmentary oval enclosure surveyed in 2003. There is a hut circle incorporated into the wall on the western side and two further hut circles to the north and north-east. A small section of a doubtful hut circle is also shown to the north-east.

Location

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/17/4
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

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


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

Enclosure visible on 1979 aerial photograph on the south slope of Langstone Moor, to the south-east of MDV27077. Enclosure is oval in shape, but incomplete on its western side. There are two hut circles incorporated at the terminations of the wall ends.


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.

Small fragmentary oval enclosure (Enclosure 'C' on plan) shown on the English Heritage 1:1000 survey of 2003 with a hut circle on the west side and two further hut circles to the north and north-east. A small section of a doubtful hut circle is also shown to the north-east.
Feature 41 which is depicted on the eastern side of the enclosure, is not thought to be a hut; rather a bulge in the enclosure wall.


GetMapping, 2010, GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV351585.

Enclosure is visible on the aerial photography.

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.
SDV351585Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 2010. GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs. Getmapping. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85587 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4219Part of: Langstone Moor hut circle settlement, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV27075Related to: Enclosure A with huts on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV27077Related to: Enclosure B on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV69500Related to: Enclosure D on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV27076Related to: Enclosure E on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV69537Related to: Hut 22 by enclosure on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV69538Related to: Hut 23 by enclosure on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV69539Related to: Hut 24 by enclosures on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV69555Related to: Wall 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 3:49PM