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HER Number:MDV63618
Name:Hut circle in enclosure on summit of Dewerstone Hill

Summary

Stone hut circle forming part of an enclosed settlement on the summit of Dewerstone Hill. Measures 5 metres by 4 metres. Rubble wall 2 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Bracken, moss, gorse and grass-covered.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 539 640
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/11/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 34436.01(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1992-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152997, 8/1/2001 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle forming part of an enclosed settlement on the summit of Dewerstone Hill. Measures 5 metres by 4 metres. Rubble wall 2 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Bracken, moss, gorse and grass.
Map object based on this source.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 98, Map 48.2 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Butler depicts possible small hut circle at this location.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

The second stone hut circle is butted to the inside edge of the Neolithic enclosure and survives as a 5m long by 4m wide oval shaped area surrounded by rubble.

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. 98, Map 48.2.
  • Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1992-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152997, 8/1/2001.
  • National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV2380Related to: Dewerstone enclosure or hillfort (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 7 2016 2:57PM