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HER Number:MDV2455
Name:Hut cirle south-east of Brisworthy, Meavy


Isolated hut circle to the south-east of Brisworthy probably associated with settlement to the north


Grid Reference:SX 562 648
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/40

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Hut Circle' shown on 19th century map.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56SE 25, SX56SE25 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV216649.

Visited on 17th June 1997. Isolated hut circle. Type 2 with levelled interior and no visible entrance. Internal diameter 6.4 meters, wall 1.5 meters thick 0.8 meters high. Hut is overlain on north-west side by a modern wall and in poor condition.

NMR, 1976, SX5664/1 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV150480.

Not visible Royal Air Force aerial photographs.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Visible and recorded.

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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150480National Monuments Record Database: NMR. 1976. SX5664/1. NMR Index. Card Index.
SDV216649Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56SE 25. OSAD Card. Card Index. SX56SE25.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84700 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV130554Related to: Enclosure with associated hut circles south-east of Luxmoor Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV3451Related to: Hut circle on the perimeter of a small enclosure south-east of Luxmoor Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV3450Related to: Hut circle south of enclosure south-east of Luxmoor Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV2456Related to: Hut cirle south-east of Brisworthy, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 24 2021 11:09AM