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HER Number:MDV128055
Name:Hut circle east of enclosure at Piles Corner, Harford


Hut circle to the east of the prehistoric enclosure at Piles Corner


Grid Reference:SX 647 621
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/17
  • Old SAM County Ref: 815
  • Old SAM Ref: 10530

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Cambridge Committee for Aerial Photography, CPE/UK 2494, 3049-50 (Aerial Photograph). SDV156973.

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

Hut circle shown on 19th century map.

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX6460, 2 (Aerial Photograph). SDV157244.

Photograph taken on 12th April 1969.

National Monuments Record, 1976, SX6462, 1 (Aerial Photograph). SDV138837.

Hankin, C. F., 1977-1979, Harford Parish Checklist (Worksheet). SDV149931.

Three hut circles exist outside the north east side of the enclosure..

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

Robinson, R., 1986, List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1986 (Un-published). SDV345664.

Site visted on 19th December 1986.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Features visible on aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping,

Historic England, 2020, National Heritage List for England, 103108 (National Heritage List for England). SDV363414.

One of three hut circles to the east of prehistoric enclosure.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 442318, SX66SW48 (Website). SDV363416.

The three free-standing, Type 2 hut circles, average internal diameter 7.7 metres have walling about 1.5 metres wide and are set into the slope.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV138837Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. SX6462. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1.
SDV149931Worksheet: Hankin, C. F.. 1977-1979. Harford Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. Digital.
SDV156973Aerial Photograph: Cambridge Committee for Aerial Photography. CPE/UK 2494. 3049-50.
SDV157244Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX6460. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 2.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345664Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1986. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1986. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Printout.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #125097 ]
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV363414National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2020. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 103108.
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 442318, SX66SW48.

Associated Monuments

MDV4254Part of: Prehistoric settlement at Piles Corner, Harford (Monument)
MDV128054Related to: Hut circle north-east of enclosure at Piles Corner, Harford (Monument)
MDV128052Related to: Hut circle within enclosure at Piles Corner, Harford (Monument)
MDV128051Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric enclosure at Piles Corner, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Dec 5 2020 11:00AM