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HER Number:MDV27253
Name:Enclosure in field system west of Laughter Tor


Enclosure with at least one related hut circle.


Grid Reference:SX 649 757
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/215
  • Old SAM County Ref: 34458

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=27/2/1950 (os) settlement containing hut circles, pounds and field system west of laughter tor.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV263434.

Vis=2/2/1971 (ancient monuments) a pound and two hut circles made of dry stone walls. Rectangular fields.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263437.

Agglomerate enclosure extending onto sx67ne (sx67ne/25) fragmentary banks covered in heather or bilberry. There are two hut circles on this map and four possible elements. Visible on 1979 nmr ap (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263438.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV263439.

Aph=f62 58 raf 6399 028-29 2 july 1964.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV263440.

Aph=os/1972/066/051/tracing of this in parish file.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV263441.

Aph=nmr sf1509/212-220(26/4/1979).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263442.

Des=ancient monuments/(30/9/2003)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV263434Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV263437Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV263438Migrated Record:
SDV263439Aerial Photograph:
SDV263440Aerial Photograph:
SDV263441Aerial Photograph:
SDV263442Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV66337Related to: Field system 780 metres west of Laughter Hole Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 25 2014 12:16PM