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HER Number:MDV53355
Name:Hut in enclosure on Lee Moor

Summary

One of a group of hut circles in an agglomerated enclosure on Lee Moor above Spanish Lake. A sub-circular hut measuring 2.2 metres north to south by 2.5 metres with walls 1.2 metres wide and 0.6 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 585 646
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/17/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 24119

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56SE3 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV139161.

Enclosure and hut circles. A compound enclosure of the usual Dartmoor type. Walling of turf and heather covered stones reaching an average height of 0.5 metres. No obvious entrances.
Hut circle C. Diameter approximately 4.0 metres, vague and fragmentary, entrance to the south.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133393/ 133401, 18/5/1994 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut A. Simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 3 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.7 metres wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high.


Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey (Report - Survey). SDV350782.

One of a group of four hut circles in a agglomerated enclosure on Lee Moor above Spanish Lake.
SX 58516463. A sub-circular hut measuring 2.2 metres north to south by 2.5 metres with walls 1.2 metres wide and 0.6 metres high.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Visible on the aerial photography.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Depicted on modern mapping, although rather oversized.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV139161Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56SE3. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 133393/ 133401, 18/5/1994.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94615 ]
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV2419Part of: Enclosed hut circle settlement on Lee Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 23 2015 2:47PM