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HER Number:MDV50644
Name:Hut south of small enclosure, Legis Tor

Summary

Two huts lie immediately south of the kidney-shaped enclosure and are associated with fragments of crude contemporary walling. A well-defined hut 6.6m in internal diameter with walls 1.5m wide and 0.7m high. A possible entrance lies in the east side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 653
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56NE148
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/535/6
  • 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 130867 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

22/02/1993 (SX 57446533) Hut circle terraced into the hillslope, and of the simple plan and double orthostat walling type. Interior measures 7.3m in diameter and is defined by a 2.4m wide wall standing up to 0.8m high. A south-facing gap in the surrounding wall, lined on both sides with orthostats, represents an original doorway.

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

(07/02/2005) Two huts lie immediately south of the kidney-shaped enclosure and are associated with fragments of crude contemporary walling:
SX ?5744 6536. A well-defined hut 6.6m in internal diameter with walls 1.5m wide and 0.7m high. A possible entrance lies in the east side.

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.

Depicted on the GIS survey layer.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording forms, UPRM-26 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

(02/03/2020) Condition of features assessed as ?moderate by volunteer recorders, although vegetation encroachment (heavy bracken) is affecting the site.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording photographs (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photographs taken during March 2020 visit.

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 130867.
SDV360517Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2010. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #123768 ]
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.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. UPRM-26.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV22772Related to: Enclosure with three huts in Legistor Warren (Monument)
MDV50645Related to: Hut south of small enclosure, Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV127310Related to: Pillow mound in enclosure at Legistor Warren (Monument)
MDV3412Related to: Vermin trap in enclosure at Legistor 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:Nov 23 2020 8:12AM