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HER Number:MDV119545
Name:Hut Circle and Field Scarp to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy

Summary

Remains of a Prehistoric hut circle and field scarp in a field to the north-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 549 644
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/121

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (LANEBA to VII - 2300 BC to 700 AD)

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Not shown on 19th century Meavy Tithe Map


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Small enclosure outlined on 19th century map in the north-west corner of the field.


Berry, N., 2005, Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon, Site 55, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory (Report - Survey). SDV360144.

Remains of a hut circle and a 10 metre length of scarp just below the northern boundary of the field. The hut circle forms a level area with an internal diameter of 8 metres. Outside this area are a number of orthostats and a low bank of smaller stones which is 1.5 - 2 metres wide. The faint remains of a low scarp is visible running east from the hut circle but it has been badly damaged. Map object partly based on this source.


Environment Agency, 2011, LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution) (Cartographic). SDV348634.

Feature visible on Lidar image as a small circle with a linear feature to the north. Map object partly based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Not shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348634Cartographic: Environment Agency. 2011. LIDAR data JPEG images (2 metre resolution). Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360144Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2005. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon. National Trust Report. A4 Comb Bound. Site 55, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory.

Associated Monuments

MDV12898Related to: Higher Cadworthy Farmstead, Meavy (Monument)
MDV77828Related to: Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7251 - Lower Cadworthy Farm: Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey
  • EDV5292 - Survey of buildings at Lower Cadworthy, Meavy

Date Last Edited:Apr 26 2019 1:49PM