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HER Number:MDV50640
Name:Huts between enclosures, Legistor Warren

Summary

Relatively well-preserved solitary hut lying to the east of the enclosure (MDV3367). Hut measures 3.8m in internal diameter with walls incorporating large earthfast blocks. It has a level interior though no identifiable entrance (2005 survey). Gerrard (1993) records conjoined huts here.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 573 653
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 70
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/535/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 22289
  • Pastscape: 438701

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 130863 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

22/02/1993 (SX 5734 6531 ) Hut circle terraced into the hillslope, and of the conjoined plan, rubble bank and occasional orthostat walling type.
Interior of the western room measures 5.2m in diameter and is defined by a single orthostatic 1.2m wide wall standing up to 0.7m high.
The eastern room measures 4.8m in diameter and is defined by a 1.7m wide rubble wall standing up to 0.6m high. Rubble walls lead off for a short distance from this hut in a north and south direction.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Visible on lidar data.

Newman, P., 2005, Ringmoor Training Area: Monument Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV363484.

(07/02/2005) A solitary hut lies 35m east of the enclosure south of Legis Tor (MDV3367) at SX 5736 6532. This relatively well-preserved hut measures 3.8m in internal diameter with walls incorporating large earthfast blocks. It has a level interior though no identifiable entrance.

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.

Depicted as a single hut on survey data.

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 130863.
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital.
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: #124155 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV50642Related to: Hut in settlement south-east of Legis Tor (Monument)

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 2:21PM