HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV6405
Name:Huccaby Ring, west of Snider Park Plantation, Dartmeet


Circular banked enclosure south-east of Huccaby Tor; smaller than Outer Huccaby Ring that lies to the north-west of the Tor.


Grid Reference:SX 658 738
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/27
  • Old SAM County Ref: 799

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX67SE21 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV218897.

Shape still apparent but flattening in parts, the embankment being 0.3 metres above ground level, overgrown with furze with stones outcropping.

Grinsell, L. V., 1970, Discovering Regional Archaeology: South Western England, 26 (Monograph). SDV304192.

This is a smaller hill slope enclosure to the south-east of outer Huccaby Ring.

Ancient Monuments, 1970, Huccaby Ring Earthwork (Schedule Document). SDV218896.

Huccaby Ring Earthwork. This is a circular banked enclosure. The bank is apparently a grassed over rubble bank. There are three large stones on the perimeter, one still standing upright. There is possibly the remains of a cairn to the north-west of the centre. The entrance was probably on the north-east side.

Ordnance Survey, 1972, OS 72 104, 099-100 (Aerial Photograph). SDV254387.

National Monument Record, 1977, NMR SX6574, 1/387-8 (Aerial Photograph). SDV218900.

Robinson, R., 1982, List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1982 (Un-published). SDV345608.

30/3/1982. Field Monument Warden visit.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

This site is distinguished by vegetation on National Monuments Record 1977 aerial photograph.

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

Huccaby Ring is depicted on the modern mapping.

English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV218896Schedule Document: Ancient Monuments. 1970. Huccaby Ring Earthwork. The Schedule of Monuments. Unknown.
SDV218897Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX67SE21. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV218900Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. NMR SX6574. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 1/387-8.
SDV254387Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1972. OS 72 104. Ordnance Survey Aerial Photograph. 099-100.
SDV304192Monograph: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. Discovering Regional Archaeology: South Western England. Discovering Regional Archaeology: South Western England. Unknown. 26.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV345608Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1982. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1982. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Printout.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97504 ]
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV26255Related to: Enclosure and hut circle 160 metres south-east of Huccaby Ring (Monument)
MDV26240Related to: Field system south-east of Outer Huccaby Ring (Monument)
MDV6397Related to: Outer Huccaby Ring, north of Huccaby Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 20 2015 11:55AM