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HER Number:MDV26168
Name:Hut Circle within Dartmeet parallel reave system

Summary

Hut circle associated with enclosure and linked to a second circle by a double-banked passageway within the Dartmeet parallel reave system.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 688 753
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/151
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Possible hut circle just outside and possibly attached by a bank to enclosure. Within the Dartmeet parallel reave system. Visible on 1980 National Monuments Record aerial photograph.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 132-33 (Monograph). SDV299725.

One of two hut circles built onto the edge of a square field associated with an enclosure (PRN 26170). This circle is only around 3.0 meters in diameter surviving to a height of 0.5 meters . It is linked to another hut uphill (PRN 26441) by a double-banked passageway. 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.


National Monuments Record, 23/04/1980, SF1748, 360-373 (Aerial Photograph). SDV279663.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV279663Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 23/04/1980. SF1748. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 360-373.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 132-33.
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.
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: #85207 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6030Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system - northern section (Monument)
MDV26170Part of: Enclosure in Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)
MDV53017Part of: Settlement on north-east side of Corndon Down (Monument)
MDV26441Related to: Hut circle within Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)
MDV26169Related to: Hut circle within Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2015 3:53PM