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HER Number:MDV122663
Name:Hut circle west of Crow Tor

Summary

A hut circle lies on the edge of a clitter field to the west of Crow Tor, at the foot of a west-facing slope.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 604 788
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 NW 248
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/108
  • Pastscape: 966147

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 1976, Notes on hut circles at Foxholes, 20/4/1976 (Worksheet). SDV235487.

There are about six (possibly more) prehistoric hut circles among Foxholes clitter south-south-west of Crow Tor.


Newman, P., 2004, Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey, 30/11/2004 (Report - Survey). SDV346874.

Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey visit. The hut is as described in 1994 and is in a stable condition.


Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361635.

A hut circle lies on the edge of a clitter field to the west of Crow Tor, at the foot of a west-facing slope at SX60410 78826.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 1994 data (Website). SDV360651.

A hut circle lies on the edge of a clitter field to the west of Crow Tor, at the foot of a west-facing slope at SX 60413 78829. It is roughly ovoid in shape and measures 2.6 metres north-south by 3.0 metres. The structure is built of granite moorstone, surviving up to two courses high in places, and measuring 0.5 metres wide and 0.5 metres high. The interior is levelled and a possible entrance is located on the western side (citing Riley, H. M., 23/09/1994, Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV235487Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1976. Notes on hut circles at Foxholes. Worksheet. Unknown. 20/4/1976.
SDV346874Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2004. Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. Unknown. 30/11/2004.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 1994 data.
SDV361635Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #112903 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12957Related to: Hut circle north of Foxholes (Monument)
MDV122662Related to: Hut circle west of Crow Tor (Monument)
MDV122664Related to: Hut circle west of Crow Tor (Monument)
MDV27217Related to: Tin streamwork north of Foxholes (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 10 2018 11:21AM