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HER Number:MDV26250
Name:Hut circle within the Dartmeet parallel reave system

Summary

Hut circle or small enclosure partly destroyed by a later reave within the Dartmeet parallel reave system. A disturbed hut within small enclosure on the north-west side of a reused reave. The enclosure is an approximate semi-circle of 10 metres across. The walls are very slight with some stone visible. The probable hut has rectangular ground plan measuring 4.0 metres by 2.0 metres and stony.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 675 729
Map Sheet:SX67SE
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

  • National Monuments Record: 443213
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/285
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, OS 72 066, 48 (Aerial Photograph). SDV285750.


Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2149 (Aerial Photograph). SDV282746.


National Monuments Record, 1977, NMR SX6773/2, 388-389 (Aerial Photograph). SDV315557.


National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1133, 390 (Aerial Photograph). SDV234381.


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

Large probable hut circle cut by a reave. Visible on 1977 National Monuments Record aerial photograph.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 123 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Part of a hut circle survives here on the edge of a small enclosure which has been partly destroyed by the rebuilt reave. Other details: Map 13, 10.


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.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 03/01/19. Hut recorded at SX67521 72975. Vegetation affecting this hut; as with others in the vicinity, the whole area is densely covered by bracken.


National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 2008 data (Website). SDV362732.

One of five dispersed hut circles on the west slope of Vag Hill.
SX 6751 7296. A disturbed hut within small enclosure on the north-west side of a reused reave. The enclosure is an approximate semi-circle of ?10 metres across. The walls are very slight with some stone visible. The probable hut has rectangular ground plan measuring 4.0 metres by 2.0 metres and stony.
(Citing Newman, P., 14/03/2008, English Heritage Archaeological Field Investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV234381Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1133. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 390.
SDV282746Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. RAF/CPE/UK/2149. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper).
SDV285750Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 72 066. Ordnance Survey Aerial Photograph. 48.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 123.
SDV315557Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. NMR SX6773/2. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 388-389.
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: #85237 ]
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 2008 data.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV6030Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system - northern section (Monument)
MDV125311Related to: Hut circle in Dartmeet reave system, Widecombe (Monument)
MDV26259Related to: Hut circle within Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)
MDV16717Related to: Hut circle within the Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)
MDV16725Related to: Hut circle within the Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 25 2019 3:40PM