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HER Number:MDV40207
Name:Hut circle on Wigford Down, Meavy

Summary

Previously identified by the 1985 aerial photograph project as a 'pillow mound' but Butler identifies as a hut circle attached to a fragment of enclosure / field wall (MDV40206).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 541 647
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/124

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'Pillow mound' depicted on map overlay (but not described) on 1985 aerial photograph project. No photograph reference given.


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

Hut circle depicted by Butler, with a curving line of enclosure wall / field bank attached to the eastern side; looks to be associated with settlement to the south-east (MDV12896).


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

Visible on the aerial photograph. 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. 48.1.
  • Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
  • Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV40206Related to: Fragmentary enclosure on Wigford Down, Meavy (Monument)
MDV40211Related to: Medieval field system on Wigford Down, Meavy (Monument)
MDV2219Related to: Parallel reave system on Wigford Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2017 10:11AM