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HER Number:MDV14322
Name:Hut to west of St Petrock's Church in Lydford

Summary

Hut excavated to west of St Petrock's Church in Lydford presumed to be of Late Saxon date

Location

Grid Reference:SX 508 847
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/87
  • Old SAM County Ref: 392

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT (VIII to Late Medieval - 701 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Addyman, P. V., 1963-1964, Excavations at Lydford, Devon, 1963-64. An Interim Report on excavation work in the Saxon town, Norman fort and late Norman Castle (Un-published). SDV230800.

Wilson, D. M. + Hurst, D. G., 1965, Medieval Britain in 1964, 171 (Article in Serial). SDV6878.

Interim report included.

Addyman, P. V., 1966, Excavations at Lydford, Devon: 3rd Interim Report (Report - Interim). SDV230763.

Excavation in a field to the west of St Petrocks church. Two parallel ditches running at right-angles to present street. Within area defined by these, a sunken-floored hut (34 by 14 feet), presumed to be late Saxon. This was superseded by trenches on a different axis which had fallen into disuse by the 12th century.

Wilson, D. M. + Hurst, D. G., 1966, Medieval Britain in 1965, 168-9 (Article in Serial). SDV230757.

Plan/interim report included.

Manning, P., 2008, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV351460.

Possible hut of Late Saxon date identified.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV230757Article in Serial: Wilson, D. M. + Hurst, D. G.. 1966. Medieval Britain in 1965. Medieval Archaeology. 10. Digital. 168-9.
SDV230763Report - Interim: Addyman, P. V.. 1966. Excavations at Lydford, Devon: 3rd Interim Report. Digital.
SDV230800Un-published: Addyman, P. V.. 1963-1964. Excavations at Lydford, Devon, 1963-64. An Interim Report on excavation work in the Saxon town, Norman fort and late Norman Castle. Digital.
SDV351460Report - Assessment: Manning, P.. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford. Exeter Archaeology. 08.31 (6475). A4 Grip Bound. 7.
SDV6878Article in Serial: Wilson, D. M. + Hurst, D. G.. 1965. Medieval Britain in 1964. Medieval Archaeology. 9. Digital. 171.

Associated Monuments

MDV14317Related to: Ringwork to west of Lydford (Monument)
MDV14321Related to: Saxon Burh at Lydford (Monument)
MDV14318Related to: Saxon Defences west of Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6171 - Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford (Ref: 08.31)
  • EDV6180 - Survey of the Town and Castle Earthworks at Lydford
  • EDV7079 - Geophysical survey on land adjacent to Lydford Castle (Ref: 2011/07)

Date Last Edited:Mar 2 2021 9:26AM