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HER Number:MDV13014
Name:Hut circle in settlement north of Thornworthy Tor

Summary

Small hut circle in settlement north of Thornworthy Tor, set within a small group of rectangular fields. This circle is located in the field corner of the most south-westerly of the group of fields.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 664 852
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and stone walls of Bronze Age settlement, field system and parallel reave system on Thornworthy Down

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 443607
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/69/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1978, SX68NE43 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV346863.

One of the huts at SX66428529 is built into a field corner. It is 3.0 meters in diameter internally with walling averaging 0.2 meters high and 1.0 meter wide, and has a levelled interior.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 176-7 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Hut circle 1; small circle (approximately 3.5 meters in diameter) depicted on Butler's map. Hut is reduced to low circular banks. Other details: Map 36, 5.


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


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 176-7.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #80734 ]
SDV346863Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1978. SX68NE43. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV6115Part of: Reave system around Thornworthy Tor (Monument)
MDV6115Related to: Reave system around Thornworthy Tor (Monument)
MDV13013Part of: Thornworthy Tor field system (Monument)
MDV13015Related to: Hut circle in settlement north of Thornworthy Tor (Monument)
MDV13016Related to: Hut circle in settlement north of Thornworthy Tor (Monument)
MDV79632Related to: Hut circle in settlement north of Thornworthy Tor (Monument)
MDV79634Related to: Hut circle in settlement north of Thornworthy Tor (Monument)
MDV6115Part of: Reave system around Thornworthy Tor (Monument)
MDV6115Related to: Reave system around Thornworthy Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2013 3:12PM