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HER Number:MDV119916
Name:Hut Circle (4) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood

Summary

Hut adjacent to reave on the north-western side of an unenclosed settlement to the east of Broadall Lake. The most north-westerly of the group. 6.4 metres diameter with a double-faced wall 1.3 metres wide with little core material. The position of the entrance was either to the south or east. The relationship to the reave to the north is not definable apart from one transverse slab 1.1 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 612 632
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

One of the 'Hut Circles' shown on 19th century map.


Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S., 1998, Hawns and Dendles: An Archaeological Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 9, Figures 3 and 6, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV346246.

Settlement of 23 hut circles and hut stances on a south facing slope to the east of Broadall Lake. Four lie along the line of a reave. Most are levelled into the slope.
Hut 4: At SX61236320 is 6.4 metres diameter with a double-faced wall 1.3 metres wide with little core material. The position of the entrance was either to the south or east. The relationship to the reave to the north is not definable apart from one transverse slab 1.1 metres high.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.


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

Hut circle 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).
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #79198 ]
SDV346246Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S.. 1998. Hawns and Dendles: An Archaeological Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Spiral Bound + Digital. 9, Figures 3 and 6, Appendix 1.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4360Part of: Hut Circle Settlement north of Dendles Waste and east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV20529Related to: Four Prehistoric Hut Circles north of Hawns Farmstead, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119886Related to: Hut Circle (1) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119923Related to: Hut Circle (10) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119925Related to: Hut Circle (11) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119929Related to: Hut Circle (12) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119932Related to: Hut Circle (13) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119933Related to: Hut Circle (14) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119934Related to: Hut Circle (15) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119937Related to: Hut Circle (17) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119942Related to: Hut Circle (19) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119887Related to: Hut Circle (2) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119946Related to: Hut Circle (21) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119952Related to: Hut Circle (23) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119954Related to: Hut Circle (24) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119915Related to: Hut Circle (3) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119917Related to: Hut Circle (5) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119918Related to: Hut Circle (6) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119919Related to: Hut Circle (7) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119920Related to: Hut Circle (8) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119921Related to: Hut Circle (9) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119948Related to: Hut Circle or Stance (22) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119940Related to: Hut stance (18) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119943Related to: Hut Stance (20) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV15069Related to: Penn Moor Reave East, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4276Related to: Prehistoric Cairn in Dendles Waste, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV119935Related to: Stance or Hut Circle (16) east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4965 - Hawns and Dendles, Cornwood: An Archaeological survey by the Royal Commission

Date Last Edited:Oct 30 2017 9:53AM