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HER Number:MDV50671
Name:Small hut within enclosure south-west of Legis Tor

Summary

Possible hut recorded by Gerrard (1993), but not in later surveys (2005, 2018) Gerrard records hut measuring 2.5m in diameter, with wall 0.8m wide (up to 0.4m high) on the north side and as a terrace on the south. Attached to a boundary wall within an agglomerate enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 570 652
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/4/19
  • 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 130835 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(22/02/1993) Hut circle terraced into the hillslope, and of the simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 2.5m in diameter and is defined by a 0.8m wide wall standing up to 0.4m high on the north side and as a terrace on the south. Attached to a boundary wall within an agglomerate enclosure.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Possibly visible on the lidar data.

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

No hut recorded at this location.

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.

Not recorded 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 130835.
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123919 ]
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV3979Part of: Agglomerate enclosure south-west of 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:Feb 11 2020 11:49AM