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HER Number:MDV13230
Name:Beehive hut near River Erme

Summary

Within a prehistoric enclosure a short distance north of Piles Copse, and about 45 metres from the left bank of the Erme. The beehive hut or 'cache' is near the north wall of the enclosure. A small 'cache' type structure of medium size stones, roof has not survived.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 643 626
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/128/5
  • Old SAM County Ref: 813
  • Old SAM Ref: 10521

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BEEHIVE_HUT (Unknown date)

Full description

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV147979.

Beehive hut n of piles copse. Vis=-/7/1977 (hankin, c. F. ). Within a prehistoric enclosure a short distance n of piles copse, and about 45.0m from the left bank of the erme. The beehive hut or 'cache' is near the north wall of the enclosure. A small 'cache' type structure of medium size stones now loosely cast about. The entrance faces south-east. The roof has not survived. This is probably the bee-hive hut mentioned by w. G. Hoskins in his "devon" 1954. Outside of beehive hut is 1.8m x 1.8m, inside space area is 0.6m x 0.6m. Height 0.6m. Vis=5/1/1978 (os). Internally 1.5m square with coursed walling. Vis=see headsheet (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147980.

Des=worksheet.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147981.

Hoskins, w. G. /devon/(1954)404.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147982.

Osa=sx66sw86.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2015 9:49AM