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HER Number:MDV119819
Name:Hut circle in settlement on Wigford Down

Summary

A smaller rectangular enclosure on the interior of enclosure attached to the north-west side of a reave on Wigford Down (MDV12896). This enclosure measures 20m by 15m and contains one hut circle (MDV119819).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 543 646
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 78, Map 48.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Hut circle within an enclosure to the south of Wigford Down; part of the settlement area labelled 'B'. This is a large well built hut (measuring approximately 8.0 metres in diamater) with a dividing wall and a courtyard attached set on the south-western side of an enclosure attached to a reave.

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

Visible on the aerial photography.

Newman, P., 2019-2020, Survey data from various sites on Dartmoor (Cartographic). SDV363779.

Newman, P., 2020, Wigford Down Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. A new survey (Report - Survey). SDV363780.

A smaller rectangular enclosure on the interior of enclosure attached to the north-west side of a reave on Wigford Down (MDV12896). This enclosure measures 20m by 15m and contains one hut circle (MDV119819).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 78, Map 48.1.
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV363779Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2019-2020. Survey data from various sites on Dartmoor. GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #126665 ]
SDV363780Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2020. Wigford Down Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. A new survey. Southwest Landscape Investigations. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV12896Related to: Enclosure with huts circles on Wigford Down (Monument)
MDV119820Related to: Hut circle in settlement on Wigford Down (Monument)
MDV2219Related to: Parallel reave system on Wigford Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8316 - Wigford Down PAL survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 3 2020 9:47AM