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HER Number:MDV79011
Name:Settlement 190 meters south of Rider's Rings

Summary

One of two adjoining prehistoric enclosures, with associated hut circles. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 639
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age settlement consisting of three enclosures with associated hut circles south of the Rider’s Rings settlement on Zeal Plain, South Brent

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Crossing, W., 1912 (1965), Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor (Monograph). SDV320981.


Royal Air Force, 1946, CPE/UK 1890, 2279 (Aerial Photograph). SDV140289.


Royal Air Force, 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2494, 3114-3115 (Aerial Photograph). SDV147533.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66SE9 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV145618.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX66SE9 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV346068.

One of two adjoining enclosures with at least three associated hut circles. East of the enclosures are about six associated fields, each approx 40.0 meters by 15.0 meters east-west, centred at SX67836400.


Robinson, R., 1978, Settlement south of Rider's Rings (Worksheet). SDV145620.

The eastern of two adjoining enclosures with associated hut circles. The enclosure walls are more slight than usual; measuring only 1.0 meter wide and 0.25 meters high. Three huts are integral to the pair of enclosures.


National Monuments Record, 1982, NMR SF2112, 1248-1249 (Aerial Photograph). SDV345548.


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

Visible on Royal Air Force 1946 and National Monuments Record 1982 aerial photographs. The associated fields seen by the Ordnance Survey are not visible on aerial photographs.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 143 (Monograph). SDV337765.

One of four enclosures with one or more hut circles associated with them, dwarfed by the more impressive Rider's Rings to the north. This enclosure is rectangular in shape with very rounded corners and has two hut circles in the north-western corner. Tracks cut through these enclosures, which are fairly indistinct. Other details: Map 57, 13.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.


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


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140289Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. CPE/UK 1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2279.
SDV145618Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66SE9. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV145620Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1978. Settlement south of Rider's Rings. South Brent Parish Checklist. Digital.
SDV147533Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2494. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3114-3115.
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.
SDV320981Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 143.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105815 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345548Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1982. NMR SF2112. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1248-1249.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV346068Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX66SE9. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV79012Parent of: Hut circle within enclosure south of Rider's Rings (Monument)
MDV79013Parent of: Hut circle within enclosure south of Rider's Rings (Monument)
MDV26431Related to: Enclosure 100 metres south of Rider's Rings (Monument)
MDV26430Related to: Hut circle near enclosures south of Rider's Rings (Monument)
MDV5775Related to: Settlement 175 meters south of Rider's Rings (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 18 2012 1:31PM