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HER Number:MDV19918
Name:Hut circle 1 kilometre south-west of Christow

Summary

Large hut circle on Inn Down near Christow. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 825 843
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Large Bronze Age hut circle on Inn Down, comprising a raised circular bank approximately 14 metres in diameter with a possible entrance on the south-east

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/51
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 13/04/1947, RAF/CPE/UK/1995, 2336-7 (Aerial Photograph). SDV224714.

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.


Greeves, T. A. P., 1982, Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV345553.

Probable prehistoric hut circle in the form of a raised circular bank approximately 14 meters in diameter with a possible entrance on the south-east. Circle is very overgrown. Visible on the 1947 aerial photograph.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Hut circle visible and recorded with a possible reave or bank attached to its south-east side extending to SX82688433.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This hut circle was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV224714Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 13/04/1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1995. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2336-7. [Mapped feature: #82633 ]
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345553Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1982. A4 Single Sheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV106469Related to: Field system south of Bowden Farm, Christow (Monument)
MDV106715Related to: Hut circle located 220 metres south of Bowden Farm, Christow (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 9:35AM