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HER Number:MDV128193
Name:Northern hut circle in prehistoric enclosure east of Addicombe, Harford

Summary

Northern hut circle in prehistoric Enclosure 'B' (Butler) to the east of Addicombe divided by a cross wall and with one external and two internal huts

Location

Grid Reference:SX 649 582
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX65NE29
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/9
  • Old SAM County Ref: 521
  • Old SAM Ref: 10617

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, CPE/UK 1890, 1139-1140 (Aerial Photograph). SDV140289.

Photograph taken on 10th December 1946.

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Northern hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

Robinson, R., 1984, List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1984 (Un-published). SDV343082.

Site visited on 12th June 1984.

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

Kidney-shaped enclosure visible on 1976 aerial photograph containing two hut circles attached to the internal wall, the 1946 aerial photograph shows one hut circle and possibly two others. Two hut circles are close by.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1987, SX65NE29, SX65NE29 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV150511.

The easterly enclosure at SX64955823 is roughly diamond-shaped and appears to be divided into two by a possible wall running approximately between the two hut circles. Faint traces of what may be another hut circle appear in the north corner.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 16-18, Map 53, Figure 53.1 (Monograph). SDV337765.

The interior of Enclosure 'B' is divided by a cross wall beteen a pair of huts and a third free-standing hut of 4.7 metres diameter is found outside the enclosure to the west.

Historic England, 2020, National Heritage List for England, 1017609 (National Heritage List for England). SDV363414.

Enclosure with hut circles east of Addicombe. Roughly oval enclosure, 25 metres by 50 metres. Contains two hut circles attached to the walls.This enclosure lies near the head of the small valley of the Addicombe stream.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140289Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. CPE/UK 1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1139-1140.
SDV150511Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1987. SX65NE29. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. SX65NE29.
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.
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. 16-18, Map 53, Figure 53.1.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #125456 ]
SDV343082Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1984. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1984. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Printout.
SDV363414National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2020. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1017609.

Associated Monuments

MDV2839Part of: Prehistoric enclosure east of Addicombe, Harford (Monument)
MDV3117Related to: Enclosure and hut circles east of Addicombe, Harford (Monument)
MDV13076Related to: Enclosure east of Addicombe, Harford (Monument)
MDV13075Related to: Enclosure with hut circle east of Addicombe, Harford (Monument)
MDV25309Related to: Hut circle to the west of prehistoric enclosure east od Addicombe, Harford (Monument)
MDV26421Related to: Possible hut circle east of Addicombe, Harford (Monument)
MDV128194Related to: Southern hut circle in prehistoric enclosure east of Addicombe, Harford (Monument)
MDV128194Related to: Southern hut circle in prehistoric enclosure east of Addicombe, Harford (Monument)
MDV128194Related to: Southern hut circle in prehistoric enclosure east of Addicombe, Harford (Monument)
MDV128194Related to: Southern hut circle in prehistoric enclosure east of Addicombe, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 3 2020 2:44PM