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HER Number:MDV122664
Name:Hut circle west of Crow Tor

Summary

A hut circle lies on the edge of clitter to the west of Crow Tor approximately 45 metres east of Foxholes stream. Lies close to MDV122663.

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: SX67NW253
  • Pastscape: 1405227

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.

A hut circle lies on the edge of clitter to the west of Crow Tor approximately 45 metres east of Foxholes stream. It is built from moorstone boulders set into the ground and has an internal diameter of 2.0 metres. The remains are in a stable condition. A second larger hut survives nearby approximately 8.0 metres to the south (SX 67 NW 248).


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 clitter to the west of Crow Tor approximately 45 metres east of Foxholes stream at SX60411 78844.

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.
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: #112904 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12957Related to: Hut circle north of Foxholes (Monument)
MDV122663Related to: Hut circle west of Crow Tor (Monument)
MDV122662Related 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 11:33AM