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HER Number:MDV50648
Name:Hut circle in settlement south-east of Legis Tor

Summary

One of four hut circles that lie within or potentially within the western, incomplete enclosure south of Legis Tor. Hut consists of a level platform 6.0m in diameter edged with a partial ring of stones. This hut has obviously been robbed to furnish the pillow mound immediately to the north.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 572 652
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/72/1
  • 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 130855 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

22/02/1993 (SX 5722 6527) Hut circle forming part of an extensive Prehistoric settlement. Lies outside the main visible Bronze Age enclosures. Terraced into the hillslope, and of the simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 7m in diameter and is defined by a 1.3m wide wall standing up to 0.6m high. This hut is situated at the southern end of a pillow mound.

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

(07/02/2005) One of four hut circles that lie within or potentially within the western, incomplete enclosure (centred SX 57246528).
SX 5724 6527. A level platform 6.0m in diameter edged with a partial ring of stones. This hut has obviously been robbed to furnish the pillow mound immediately to the north.

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 GIS 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 130855.
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: #123856 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV50652Related to: Hut circle in settlement south-east of Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV50649Related to: Stone piles 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 2:36PM