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HER Number:MDV119996
Name:Hut circles in Easdon Down Woods

Summary

Pair of huts (of a group of five) recorded from aerial photograph project in a wooded area south-west of Luckdon farm. Closely associated with earthwork banks. Included in woodland survey of 1991.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 741 824
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/185/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, SF1508, 50 (Aerial Photograph). SDV346563.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Two of five hut circles visible in a wooded area, possibly incorporated into the walls of a medieval farmstead.


Smith, N. J. L., 1992, Woodland Archaeological Survey December 1991 North Bovey Woodlands, 23-4, figure 13 (Report - Survey). SDV360446.

YY4 Hut circle at SX74134 82472. Clear remains of a large hut circle. Inner area approximately one metre below the outer ground level. Planted within.
YY5 Hut circle at SX74121 82472. Clear remains of a large hut circle immediately west of YY4. Inner area also one metre below outer ground level.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic. [Mapped features: #79302 ; #79303 ]
SDV346563Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. SF1508. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 50.
SDV360446Report - Survey: Smith, N. J. L.. 1992. Woodland Archaeological Survey December 1991 North Bovey Woodlands. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 23-4, figure 13.

Associated Monuments

MDV27976Part of: Hut circle settlement in woods south-west of Luckdon, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV27975Related to: Easdon Wood Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV27973Related to: Field system to the south-east of Easdon Down, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV119994Related to: Hut circle in Easdon Down Woods (Monument)
MDV119096Related to: Hut circle in woods south-west of Luckdon Farm (Monument)
MDV119995Related to: Hut circles in woods south-west of Luckdon, North Bovey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7411 - North Bovey Woodlands archaeological survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 30 2017 10:51AM