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HER Number:MDV120338
Name:Hut circle within court, north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor

Summary

Lies within a settlement consisting of fragments of enclosure wall. Hut is possibly visible on lidar, although the surrounding court could not be ascertained; requires further verification on the ground.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 681 678
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 166, Map 58.4 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Many of the facing slabs remain in position around a hut measuring around 6.5 metres in diameter. It lies within its own small court and has been dug into at the centre.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Possible circular feature visible on the lidar data. Surrounding court could not be verified.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 166, Map 58.4.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #79579 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24769Part of: Enclosure remains on north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 5 2017 11:54AM