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HER Number:MDV125537
Name:Hut circle in group on the west side of the Erme Valley, north of Lower Piles

Summary

Hut comprising a circular, turf-covered bank with some in situ stone visible (approximate diameter 4 - 6 metres). One of a group of hut circles and fragments of enclosure walls set at the edge of a tall escarpment on the west side of the River Erme, north of Yadsworthy Waste.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 641 613
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 (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Newman , P., 2018, Erme Survey GIS data (Cartographic). SDV361913.


Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

One of a group of hut circles and fragments of enclosure walls set at the edge of a tall escarpment on the west side of the River Erme, north of Yadsworthy Waste. The site was surveyed whilst covered by dense summer bracken. The three huts (MDV125535-125537) comprise circular, turf-covered banks with some in situ stone visible, and approximate diameters of between 4 and 6 metres.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Depicted on the modern mapping, but size of hut is not very accurate.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361913Cartographic: Newman , P.. 2018. Erme Survey GIS data. GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117098 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV13238Part of: UNENCLOSED HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT in the Parish of Cornwood (Monument)
MDV125538Related to: Faint hut in group on the west side of the Erme Valley, north of Lower Piles (Monument)
MDV125539Related to: Faint hut in group on the west side of the Erme Valley, north of Lower Piles (Monument)
MDV125535Related to: Hut circle in group on the west side of the Erme Valley, north of Lower Piles (Monument)
MDV125536Related to: Hut circle in group on the west side of the Erme Valley, north of Lower Piles (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Mar 19 2019 3:51PM