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HER Number:MDV127926
Name:Linear features within prehistoric settlement on the lower southern slopes of Stalldown, Cornwood


Several linear features within prehistoric settlement on the lower southern slopes of Stalldown


Grid Reference:SX 637 611
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SW21
  • Pastscape: 442223

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

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

Linear features shown on survey.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Feature not shown on modern mapping.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

At least 21 free-standing ruined prehistoric hut circles associated with several enclosed settlements on the lower southern slopes of Stall Down part of a large concentration of huts and enclosures spread across this area.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 44223, SX66Sw21 (Website). SDV363416.

Centred at 63746117 are 17 hut circles with an average internal diameter of 6.0 metres and walls 1.3 metres wide. All are terraced and are interspersed between the enclosures.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #124886 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 44223, SX66Sw21.

Associated Monuments

MDV4259Part of: Prehistoric settlement with enclosures and hut circles on the south side of Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV19969Related to: Eastern enclosure 'D' on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV127841Related to: Hut circle on the west side of a Prehistoric enclosure on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV127882Related to: Hut circle outside the eastern enclosure on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV127842Related to: Hut circle to the west of a Prehistoric enclosure on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV127883Related to: Hut circle to west of eastern enclosure on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV127881Related to: Hut circle within eastern enclosure on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV127880Related to: Hut circle within north-eastern enclosure on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV127923Related to: Hut circle within small prehistoric Enclosure 'E' on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV19970Related to: North-eastern enclosure 'F' on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4260Related to: North-western enclosure 'A' on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV26726Related to: Small prehistoric enclosure 'E' with hut on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4263Related to: South-eastern enclosure 'C' on Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Mar 27 2020 1:46PM