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HER Number:MDV20562
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Peter Tavy


Vis=15/5/1983 (robinson) previously unrecorded kerb circle, diameter 6.5m, low but complete. Interior level turf with a few stones. Not a hut circle. Details of situation in worksheet (robinson).


Grid Reference:SX 547 764
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/118
  • Old SAM Ref: 20378
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • KERB CAIRN? (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239554.

Not visible raf verticals (rchm app 1985).

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV239555.

Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) hut circle faced with orthostats. Internal diam 6.3m; wall 1.5m wide, 0.3m high (am).

NMR, CITING OS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV239556.

Vis=17/10/1978 (os) hut 'a' sx54707649. Internal diam 7m n-s, 6m e-w with wall 1.3m thick. Very poor condition (nmr, citing os).

NMR:SX57NW110, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239557.

'a' at sx57707644. Internal diam 6.4m defined by a crude ring of earthfast boulders + stones of varying size + shape, 0.6m wide and up to 0.3m high. A gap in ne arc, 4m wide, may represent entrance. This is certainly not a retaining kerb, and is very similar to 2 hut circles to ne on the same hillslope (nmr:sx57nw110) (nmr, with no further reference).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239558.

Des=worksheet(robinson, r.16/5/1983).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239559.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Structure visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV239554Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV239555Report - Survey: AM.
SDV239556Report - Survey: NMR, CITING OS.
SDV239557Migrated Record: NMR:SX57NW110.
SDV239558Migrated Record:
SDV239559Migrated Record:
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82811 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4111Related to: Great Western Reave, Roos Tor Section (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 23 2016 9:15AM