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HER Number:MDV128956
Name:Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat

Summary

One of at least 21 hut circles within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat

Location

Grid Reference:SX 635 720
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 209-210, Map 62, Figure 62.3 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Partially enclosed prehistoric hut group Settlement '7' at Deep Swincombe West near the river and sited within a patch of surface stone. At least 26 primitive huts can be identified with diameters between 2.5 metres and 4 metres with many built against the larger boulders.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Cartographic). SDV345521.

One of 21 hut circles shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 209-210, Map 62, Figure 62.3.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #127072 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV26081Part of: Hut circle settlement east of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV26139Related to: Fragments of reave (Monument)
MDV128957Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128937Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128938Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128939Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128940Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128941Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128942Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128943Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128944Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128945Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128946Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128947Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128948Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128949Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128950Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128951Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128952Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128953Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128954Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV128955Related to: Hut circle within prehistoric setttlement located between the River Swincombe and the Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)
MDV26096Related to: STREAMWORKS in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV6268Related to: Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8146 - Royal Commission Survey at Down Ridge and Swincombe

Date Last Edited:Oct 12 2020 2:29PM