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HER Number:MDV79470
Name:Enclosure 50 meters south-west of Black Tor

Summary

Roughly circular enclosure south-west of Black Tor; most northerly of the group of enclosures. Has a hut circle incorporated into the northern wall of the enclosure. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 680 634
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and walling remains of a Bronze Age settlement south-west of Black Tor, consisting of six enclosures, associated hut circles, a section of reave, cairns, a stone row and at least eight medieval pillow mounds

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 101-2 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Enclosure C, one of at least seven enclosures with hut circles close to Black Tor. This enclosure has a hut circle incorporated into the northern wall of the enclosure, measuring 5.3 meters in diameter. This enclosure is one of the early group of enclosures although is generally in better condition than enclosures A, B and D. A fragment of walling remains to the south of the enclosure. Other details: Map 57, 1.


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.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 101-2.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106270 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5799Related to: Enclosed hut circle settlement at Black Tor, Shipley Bridge (Monument)
MDV19900Related to: Enclosure 170 meters south-west of Black Tor (Monument)
MDV5801Related to: Enclosure 300 meters south-west of Black Tor (Monument)
MDV5800Related to: Hut circle settlement at Black Tor, Shipley Bridge (Monument)
MDV25737Related to: Reave on Black Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 18 2012 1:17PM