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HER Number:MDV79058
Name:Enclosure in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford

Summary

Roughly circular enclosure in hut circle settlement south of Left Lake. This enclosure is directly associated with two of the hut circles that are situated on (or just outside) the perimeter walls.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 641 632
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old SAM County Ref: DV812

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Enclosure shown on 19th century map.

Hankin, C. F., 1976 - 1977, Settlement south of Left Lake (Worksheet). SDV165974.

A small circular enclosure set amidst a group of eight hut circles with insubstantial walls no more than one stone high. The interior of this enclosure is clear of stone.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 53, Map 54, Figure 54.13 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Enclosure at Left Lake South covering 0.04 hectares associated with hut circles marked 8 and 3 on either side.

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

Enclosure shown on modern mapping.

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

An enclosure and two hut circles which forms part of a prehistoric settlement of seven large hut circles and vestiges of enclosures on the moderate eastern slope of the River Erme, south of Left Lake. (See MDV 4251)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165974Worksheet: Hankin, C. F.. 1976 - 1977. Settlement south of Left Lake. Harford Parish Checklist. Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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. 53, Map 54, Figure 54.13.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123669 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4251Part of: Prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79051Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79052Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79053Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79054Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79055Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79056Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79057Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79050Related to: Hut circle in unenclosed prehistoric settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV127260Related to: Walls associated with prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jan 10 2020 1:34PM