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HER Number:MDV127036
Name:Hut circles (1-4) on east side of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford

Summary

Hut circles 1-4 (Butler) along the east side of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction may have been small store houses

Location

Grid Reference:SX 635 638
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/12/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 810

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Small hut circle shown on 19th century map.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 55-56, Map 54, Figure 54.15 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Small hut circles (1-4) against the east side of the prehistoric settlement at Blatchford Brook Foot were most likely store houses.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Several features visible on aerial photograph on east side of enclosure.

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

Several features shown on survey.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Figure 8 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

Several faint circular features shown against the inside of the eastern boundary of Harford Moor Settlement.

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

Two hut circles shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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. 55-56, Map 54, Figure 54.15.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123149 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4247Part of: Prehistoric enclosed hut circle settlement at the junction of Blatchfrod Bottom and the River Erme, Harford (Monument)
MDV4248Related to: Hut circle (5) on east side of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford (Monument)
MDV4249Related to: Hut circle (6) in the centre of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford (Monument)
MDV4249Related to: Hut circle (6) in the centre of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford (Monument)
MDV4249Related to: Hut circle (6) in the centre of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford (Monument)
MDV4249Related to: Hut circle (6) in the centre of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford (Monument)
MDV28116Related to: Hut circle (7) to the west of prehistoric enclosure at Blatchford Brook Foot, Harford Harford (Monument)
MDV28114Related to: Hut circle (9) to south-east of prehistoric settlement at Blatchford Brook Foot, Harford (Monument)
MDV127028Related to: Hut circle or pen in the north-west corner of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford (Monument)
MDV28115Related to: Possible hut circles (8) to the south-west of prehistoric enclosure at Blatchford Brook Foot, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Nov 29 2019 12:38PM