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HER Number:MDV13012
Name:Hut circle settlement west of Forder Brook

Summary

Vis=27/6/1978 (os) remains of a small nucleated bronze age settlement overlooking forder brook. At least 6 well preserved hut circles, 5.0-13.0m in diameter. Fragmentary traces of walling linking the huts. More favourable field conditions would yield more information.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 651 897
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/52
  • Old SAM Ref: 28694
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=27/6/1978 (os) remains of a small nucleated bronze age settlement overlooking forder brook. At least 6 well preserved hut circles, 5.0-13.0m in diameter. Fragmentary traces of walling linking the huts. More favourable field conditions would yield more information.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254326.

Visible and recorded on raf photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254327.

Osa=sx68ne60.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV254328.

Aph=raf cpe/uk/2082 3383-4 19 5 1947.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254329.

Des=mpp/148985-92.


Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Four or five of the huts are discernable from the aerial photography. The more southerly of the group are less obvious.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Seven huts and a fragment of walling are depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV254326Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV254327Migrated Record:
SDV254328Aerial Photograph:
SDV254329Migrated Record:
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80732 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2015 2:52PM