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HER Number:MDV130462
Name:Hut circle within settlement to north-west of Lower Cadbury Farm, Meavy

Summary

Hut circle within settlement 'F' (Butler) to north-west of Lower Cadbury Farm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 547 645
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56SW8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950 - 1951, SX56SW8, SX56SW8 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV251977.

One of four hut circles.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 78-79, Map 48, Figure 48.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

One of four hut circles within settlement 'F' at Wigford Down field system.

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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1003057 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

This monument includes an unenclosed stone hut circle settlement situated on the eastern edge of Wigford Down overlooking the Plym Valley. The settlement survives as three stone hut circles which are defined by circular rubble built walls surrounding internal areas which measure from 4.5 metres to 7 metres in diameter. The stone hut circle walls measure up to 2.0 metres wide and 0.5 metres high. The settlement lies outside the Wigford Down Coaxial field system.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 78-79, Map 48, Figure 48.1.
SDV251977Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950 - 1951. SX56SW8. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. SX56SW8.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #129734 ]
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1003057.

Associated Monuments

MDV2372Part of: Prehistoric settlement 230 metres north-west of Lower Cadworthy (Monument)
MDV130464Related to: Hut circle within settlement to north-west of Lower Cadbury Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV130465Related to: Hut circle within settlement to north-west of Lower Cadbury Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV130458Related to: Hut circle within settlement to north-west of Lower Cadbury Farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8316 - Wigford Down PAL survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 15 2021 11:53AM