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HER Number:MDV110280
Name:Hut circles on Corndon Down

Summary

Set within the Dartmeet parallel reave system, a pair of circles has been identified by Butler, although one is less certain. Built against a bank and measuring 4.3 metres in diameter, half of this hut was destroyed when the bank was reconstructed.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 681 754
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Dartmeet Parallel Reave System. Earthworks of an extensive area of prehistoric remains including complex field system, numerous hut circles, enclosures and cairns, overlain by medieval remains including Vaghill Warren, farmsteads and a large field syste

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, Map 16.5, page 132 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Set within the Dartmeet parallel reave system, a pair of circles has been identified by Butler, although one is less certain. Built against a bank and measuring 4.3 metres in diameter, half of this hut was destroyed when the bank was reconstructed. Slight traces of another possible hut lie a few metres uphill.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. Map 16.5, page 132. [Mapped features: #69713 ; #69714 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6030Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system - northern section (Monument)
MDV26187Related to: Enclosure in Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)
MDV26189Related to: Enclosure in Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 20 2015 2:12PM