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HER Number:MDV24689
Name:Enclosure with hut circle north of Snowdon Brook

Summary

Enclosure with hut circle north of Snowdon Brook. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 682
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age settlement consisting of two joined enclosures with associated internal hut circles and a number of unenclosed huts to the east of the enclosures north of Snowdon Brook

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/228
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, NMR SF 1747, 403 (Aerial Photograph). SDV145032.


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

Enclosure covering 0.2hectares in area containing at least one hut circle. A linear feature is attached to its southern wall. Two other linear features seem to be associated: 1. SX67726826: a length of bank that is not quite attached to the enclosure, 2. SX67826825: a length of bank, again, not attached to the enclosure, but incorporating a hut circle.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 167 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Other details: Map 58, 5.


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

This site 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.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Hut circle shown on the base mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145032Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. NMR SF 1747. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 403.
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.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 167.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84793 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV5216Part of: Settlement north of Snowdon Brook (Monument)
MDV24690Related to: Enclosure with hut circle north of Snowdon Brook (Monument)
MDV24766Related to: Enclosure with hut circles north of Snowdon Hole (Monument)
MDV24777Related to: Hut circle near enclosure north of Snowdon Brook (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2015 10:03AM