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HER Number:MDV26346
Name:Hut circle 450 meters south of Sherwell, Corndon Down

Summary

Single small hut circle attached to a reave of Dartmeet parallel reave system, south of Sherwell, Sherril. A slight turf covered circle with some stones of the wall surviving. The hut has a level interior but no visible entrance, and is attached to a reave. The diameter is 3.0 metres and the walls are 1.0 metre wide and 0.3 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 744
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/283
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Single small hut circle attached to a reave of Dartmeet parallel reave system (PRN 6030). Visible on 1980 National Monuments Record 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.


Newman, P., 2008, Dartmeet Premier Archaeological Landscape (PAL) Field Investigation Project (Report - Survey). SDV347061.

(Visited 14/03/2008) Three hut circles sited on the gentle lower north slope of Yar Tor, approximately 60 metres south of the modern enclosure wall. Two of the huts are attached to elements of the Dartmeet Parallel reave system and a third is incorporated into a small enclosure of 0.7 hectares which is also attached to a reave.
Hut 1 (SX6781 7442). A slight turf covered circle with some stones of the wall surviving. The hut has a level interior but no visible entrance, and is attached to a reave. The diameter is 3.0 metres and the walls are 1.0 metre wide and 0.3 metres high. See related records.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV279663Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1980. SF1748. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 397-410.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. 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.
SDV347061Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2008. Dartmeet Premier Archaeological Landscape (PAL) Field Investigation Project. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #85281 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6030Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system - northern section (Monument)
MDV6384Related to: Enclosure and hut circle 360 metres south of Sherwell (Monument)
MDV125966Related to: Hut circle 400 meters south of Sherwell, Corndon Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2019 1:30PM