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HER Number:MDV26152
Name:Hut circle in Dartmeet parallel reave system

Summary

Irregular shaped hut circle in corner of field which is part of the Dartmeet parallel reave system.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 691 753
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Dartmeet Parallel Reave System. Earthworks of an extensive area of prehistoric remains including complex field system, numerous hut circles, enclosures and cairns, overlain by medieval remains including Vaghill Warren, farmsteads and a large field syste

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/133
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 1311-1312 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.

Irregular shaped hut circle in corner of field which is part of the Dartmeet parallel reave system. Visible on aerial photographs.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 132 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Few stones of this hut circle remain uphill from the farm at West Shallowford. Its approximate diameter is 7.5 meters and it is located in the angle of the field walls. Associated with a second hut slightly further unhill (PRN 26153). Other details: Map 17, 1.


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

Part of Dartmeet coaxial field system (Northern Part) which was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 2004. Other details: Site 43.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1311-1312.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 132.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85194 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6030Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system - northern section (Monument)
MDV26153Related to: Hut circle in Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2015 3:48PM