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HER Number:MDV26344
Name:Hut circles 240 meters south-west of Yar Tor

Summary

Two possible hut circles on Yartor Down, one attached to a reave visible on 1980 aerial photograph. Within the Dartmeet parallel reave system.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 676 737
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

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/281
  • 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.

Two possible hut circles, one attached to a reave, at SX67617377, and the other across a reave at SX67627378 visible on National Monuments Record 1980 aerial photograph.


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.


National Monuments Record, 23/04/1980, SF1748, 397-410 (Aerial Photograph). SDV279663.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV279663Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 23/04/1980. SF1748. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 397-410.
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV6030Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system - northern section (Monument)
MDV26338Related to: Cairn on Yartor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2015 4:10PM