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HER Number:MDV13031
Name:Hut circle settlement 370 metres north-east of Rough Tor

Summary

An enclosure some 60m by 30m with attached and internal huts is visible on ap.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 608 802
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/8
  • Old SAM Ref: 24109
  • Pastscape: 443980

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Vis=30/10/1979 (os) an open settlement on e-facing slope, under thick peat. Only 4 hut circles and 2 small fields, with traces of a third, visible. The fields measure 27m by 32m and 31m by 37m, with rubble walling incorporating boulders in situ. The huts have rubble walling: average internal diameter 3.3m, height 0.3m.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253200.

An enclosure some 60m by 30m with attached and internal huts is visible on ap.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253203.

Enclosure with two elements/fields, with a third possible element visible on 1969 nmr ap. Only one internal hut circle visible. Another visible outside the enclosures (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV253204.

Aph=nmr/sf 1509/427/344 1979.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253205.

Osa=sx68sw39.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253206.

Ralegh-radford, c. A. /pps/18(1952)68,77,82/prehistoric settlements on dartmoor and the cornish moors.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV253207.

Aph=nmr sx6179/3/55-68(12/4/1969).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253208.

Des=mpp/152415.

Ralegh Radford, C. A., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV44462.

All four huts in this group were excavated yet only one hut, 4.2m internal diameter produced pottery and a barbed and tanged arrowhead. The settlement was the result of a middle bronze age expansion on to the higher moors (ralegh-radford).

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. OSA. Card Index.
SDV253200Migrated Record:
SDV253203Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV253204Aerial Photograph:
SDV253205Migrated Record:
SDV253206Migrated Record:
SDV253207Aerial Photograph:
SDV253208Migrated Record:
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80740 ]
SDV44462Migrated Record: Ralegh Radford, C. A..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8526 - Hut settlement excavated, Lydford

Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2021 12:31PM