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HER Number:MDV24783
Name:Hut circle in settlement south of Snowdon Brook

Summary

Hut within a small square enclosure, attached to an agglomerated enclosure near Chalk Ford.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 681 680
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Fragmentary earthworks and walling of Bronze Age enclosures, hut circles and reaves to the south of Snowdon Brook

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/248
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1457 (Aerial Photograph). SDV172921.


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

Hut circle incorporated into the corner of a reave turning through ninety degrees.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 166, Map 58.4 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Single hut circle, reasonably well preserved, within a square enclosure on the north-west of a roughly rectangular enclosure. Measures roughly 5.5 metres in diameter.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Visible on the lidar data within or on the north-western side of a roughly rectangular court. Closely associated with fragments of enclosure walling to the north-west.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV172921Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1457. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph.
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. 166, Map 58.4.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84833 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24770Related to: Settlement south of Snowdon Brook (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 5 2017 11:35AM