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HER Number:MDV129842
Name:Settlement to the east of the main settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Settlement of six hut circles and other features to the east of the main prehistoric settlement north of Blackbrook River

Location

Grid Reference:SX 616 742
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of a number of bronze age hut circles, medieval pillow and related fragments of enclosure

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SW6
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/6/17
  • Pastscape: 443250
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 226-9, Map 65, Figure 65.1 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Six huts, a 'bank' and several pillow mounds are shown at 'Round Hill East' to the east of the main settlement.

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

Settlement shown on survey.

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

Visible on aerial photograph.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 443250, SX67SW6 (Website). SDV363416.

On the eastern side of the settlement there is fragmentary
wall 11 metres. long with two huts attached to it. Six huts are in this group some 300 metres to the east of the main settlement.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Settlement shown on modern mapping.

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. 226-9, Map 65, Figure 65.1.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128517 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 443250, SX67SW6.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV54383Parent of: Enclosure wall 'EE' to the east of the main settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54378Parent of: Hut circle 'AA' to the east of the main settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54379Parent of: Hut circle 'BB to the east of the main settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54381Parent of: Hut circle 'CC' to the east of the main settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54382Parent of: Hut circle 'DD' to the east of the main settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV6241Parent of: Hut circle 'Y' to the east of the main settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV6243Parent of: Hut circle 'Z' to the east of the main settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV6221Part of: Settlement south-east of Round Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV6240Related to: Two pillow mounds at prehistoric settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV6239Related to: Two pillow mounds within prehistoric settlement north of Blackbrook River , Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2021 12:17PM