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HER Number:MDV50649
Name:Stone piles in settlement south-east of Legis Tor

Summary

Originally recorded as a hut by the Ordnance Survey in 1977 (and later by Gerrard, 1993), survey in 2005 confirmed this feature consists of two stone clearance heaps. There is no underlying hut circle.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 572 652
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/72/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 22289

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Constructed, Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130856 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

22/02/1993 (SX 5724 6522) Hut circle terraced into the hillslope, and of the simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 4.2m in diameter and is defined by a 1.5m wide wall standing up to 0.4m high.

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

(07/02/2005) Within the western, incomplete enclosure (centred SX 57246528), an additional hut is depicted by the Ordnance Survey (1977) at SX 5725 6527. This feature consists of two stone clearance heaps. There is no underlying hut circle.

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 survey layer structure, or stone pile..

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 130856.
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: #123873 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV50648Related to: Hut circle in settlement south-east of Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV127362Related to: Hut in Legis Tor settlement (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 2:55PM