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HER Number:MDV50635
Name:Possible hut south-west of enclosure in Legistor Warren

Summary

Hut recorded in 1993 to the south-west of enclosure. Interior measures 5m in diameter and is defined by a 1.3m wide wall standing up to 0.4m high. Condition survey visit in 2018 suggested this feature is actually part of the enclosure where a number of sub-divisions exist in the south-west corner.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 575 653
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/199
  • Old SAM Ref: 22289

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE? (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130875 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(22/02/1993) SX 5750 6536 Stone hut circle forming part of an extensive prehistoric settlement. It is terraced into the hillslope, and is of the simple plan and rubble bank walling type. The interior measures 5m in diameter and is defined by a 1.3m wide wall standing up to 0.4m high.
Gerrard's plan of the settlement shows this hut lying at the south-west corner of the enclosure (just outside). Another hut is shown close by to the south of this one and some associated walling.

Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361636.

Not thought to be a hut; shown on the mapping as part of the enclosure subdivisions on the south-west side.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130875.
SDV361636Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #123780 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area
  • EDV8227 - Ringmoor Training Area: Monument Baseline Condition Survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 11 2020 4:08PM