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HER Number:MDV119819
Name:Hut circle in settlement on Wigford Down

Summary

Located within an enclosure attached to the west side of a reave on the Down. Another close by to the north-west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 543 646
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 78, Map 48.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Hut circle within an enclosure to the south of Wigford Down; part of the settlement area labelled 'B'. This is a large well built hut (measuring approximately 8.0 metres in diamater) with a dividing wall and a courtyard attached set on the south-western side of an enclosure attached to a reave.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

Visible on the aerial photography. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 78, Map 48.1.
  • Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV12896Related to: Enclosure with huts circles on Wigford Down (Monument)
MDV119820Related to: Hut circle in settlement on Wigford Down (Monument)
MDV2219Related to: Parallel reave system on Wigford Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2017 3:38PM