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HER Number:MDV5914
Name:Enclosure and hut circles north of Bellever Tor


Enclosure with associated hut circles.


Grid Reference:SX 646 769
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/52
  • Old SAM Ref: 28689.4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

WITH SKETCH MAP, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248068.

Enclosure. Not included in 1955 spooner/dixon report. Site no.5b in bellever plantation, bellever tor (with sketch map) in dnp field report.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248071.

Series of banks which extend into the woodland in the form of an enclosure with a hut circle attached to one of the external walls. Very clearly visible in the forested area of 1946 raf ap (rchm app 1985).

RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV248073.

Vis=17/9/1992 (rchme) enclosure d. See subsheets for associated huts (rchme).

ADAS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV248074.

Vis=14/2/1995 (adas) stable; people erosion - footpath nearby (adas).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248077.

Dnp/conservation of ancient monuments ms field report(1976).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV248078.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1890 2463-4(10/12/1946).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV248079.

Aph=nmr sf1509/231-234(26/4/1979).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248080.

Osa=sx67nw120/plan. Enclosure forming part of a prehistoric stone hut circle settlement north of Bellever Tor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248081.

Des=rchm field investigation. Bellever/(17/9/1992)/ survey in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248082.

Des=adas record sheet/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248083.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248084.

Des=gerrard, s. /(8/7/1997)/as above.

Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Vis=-/-/1976 (turner) very low walls, there may be more to add to this enclosure at a later date. Not investigated.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 144284 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(08/07/1997) Enclosure forming part of a prehistoric stone hut circle settlement north of Bellever Tor.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2014, Bellever: An Archaeological Landscape (Leaflet). SDV357070.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV248068Migrated Record: WITH SKETCH MAP.
SDV248071Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV248073Report - Survey: RCHME.
SDV248074Report - Survey: ADAS.
SDV248077Migrated Record:
SDV248078Aerial Photograph:
SDV248079Aerial Photograph:
SDV248080Migrated Record:
SDV248081Migrated Record:
SDV248082Migrated Record:
SDV248083Migrated Record:
SDV248084Migrated Record:
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 144284.
SDV357070Leaflet: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2014. Bellever: An Archaeological Landscape. Dartmoor National Park Authority Publication. A5 Stapled.
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments

MDV52774Related to: Bronze Age Settlement to north of Bellever Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7388 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7406 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:Sep 1 2020 8:28AM