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HER Number:MDV119454
Name:Hut circle 515 metres east-north-east of Roos Tor


One of group of five scattered huts. Small hut surveyed in 2003. The most south-easterly of the group. Visible on the lidar data.


Grid Reference:SX 548 766
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of five unenclosed Bronze Age hut circles on the eastern slope of Roos Tor

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 NW 110
  • Pastscape: 918690

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Environment Agency, 1998-2014, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV359177.

Circular feature visible on the lidar data.

Newman, P., 2004, Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV346874.

Condition is stable.

Probert, S. A. J., 2010, A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Merrivale Range, Dartmoor Training Area (Report - Survey). SDV360515.

Condition is stable.

National Monument Record, 2017, Pastscape (Website). SDV359964.

Re-surveyed using GPS September 2003: A scattered group of 5 hut circles on the eastern slope of Roos Tor amid a clitter spread. The huts consist of low circular turf banks with some stone still in place. The internal diameters are between 3.7 metres and 7 metres. See related records. (citing Newman. P., 10/07/2003, English Heritage Field Investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346874Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2004. Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. Unknown.
SDV359177Cartographic: Environment Agency. 1998-2014. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital.
SDV359964Website: National Monument Record. 2017. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. [Mapped feature: #78728 ]
SDV360515Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2010. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Merrivale Range, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV56596Part of: Group of huts 460 metres north-east of Roos Tor (Monument)
MDV119453Related to: Hut circle 450 metres north-east of Roos Tor (Monument)
MDV119452Related to: Hut circle 500 metres north-east of Roos Tor (Monument)
MDV119451Related to: Hut circle 520 metres north-east of Roos Tor (Monument)
MDV119449Related to: Hut circle 560 metres north-east of Roos Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 27 2017 3:47PM