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HER Number:MDV50641
Name:Bank and hollow south-west of Legis Tor Warren

Summary

Oval depression on the south-facing slope of Legis Tor. The hollow measures 8m long by 5.5m wide and is 1.1m deep. An associated bank lying on the rim of the western edge measures 1.5m wide and 0.3m high. Apparently associated with Medieval and later streamworking situated within the upper Plym Valley and its tributaries.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 568 651
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66NW84
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 438828
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/565/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 22289

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130864 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(22/02/1993) Oval depression on the south-facing slope of Legis Tor. The hollow measures 8m long by 5.5m wide and is 1.1m deep. An associated bank lying on the rim of the western edge measures 1.5m wide and 0.3m high. On the basis of field evidence alone, the MPP fieldworker was unable to interpret this feature.

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

(18/03/2005) Streamworking remains in the Plym Valley.

Probert, S. A. J., 2010, A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area (Report - Survey). SDV360517.

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.

Noted as being part of the extensive Medieval and later streamworking situated within the upper Plym Valley and its tributaries. No individual detail.
Depicted on GIS survey layer.

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 130864.
SDV360517Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2010. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV361636Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #124173 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV50647Related to: Tinner's hut north of the River Plym, Legis Tor Warren (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:Jul 20 2021 10:15AM