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HER Number:MDV50645
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 levelled platform 4.7m in diameter partially obscured by later stone clearance.

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/535/7
  • 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 130868 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

22/02/1993 (SX 5745 6532) Hut circle terraced into the hillslope, and of the simple plan and double orthostat walling type. The interior of the structure measures 5m in diameter and is defined by a 2.4m wide wall standing up to 0.8m high.
A wing wall associated with a nearby post-medieval vermin trap (SX56NE-232) is attached to the western wall of this hut.

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 5746 6532. A levelled platform 4.7m in diameter partially obscured by later stone clearance.

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 130868.
SDV360517Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2010. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #123769 ]
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)
MDV50644Related 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 8:11AM