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HER Number:MDV26150
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Hut circle attached to cross reave within the parallel reave system sx67ne/106. Visible on 1979 nmr ap (rchm app 1985). Vis=22/6/1979 (dcra). At least two hut circles are visible in the se corner of common land enclosure no 1419 on the top of a rise above the west webburn river. One of these hut circles is mutilated, but the other is clearly distinguishable among young bracken and bluebells. The entrance to this one was probably facing se. The hut circle at the above ngr has a diameter of 9m and the other close by a diameter of 16m (dcra).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 697 754
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric settlement on Jordan Ball including a parallel reave system, enclosures and hut circles

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/131
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

DCRA, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV293031.

Hut circle attached to cross reave within the parallel reave system sx67ne/106. Visible on 1979 nmr ap (rchm app 1985). Vis=22/6/1979 (dcra). At least two hut circles are visible in the se corner of common land enclosure no 1419 on the top of a rise above the west webburn river. One of these hut circles is mutilated, but the other is clearly distinguishable among young bracken and bluebells. The entrance to this one was probably facing se. The hut circle at the above ngr has a diameter of 9m and the other close by a diameter of 16m (dcra).


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV296121.

Aph=nmr sf1459/31-32(1/3/1979).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296122.

Dcra widecombe survey/(1979)vol iv 736.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV293031Migrated Record: DCRA.
SDV296121Aerial Photograph:
SDV296122Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV26331Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 25 2018 12:51PM