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HER Number:MDV26662
Name:Hut south-east of main settlement on Shapley Common

Summary

Hut circle located to the south-east of the main group of huts in the West Coombe settlement south-east of Shapley Tor. Lies in an area of later ridge and furrow. Roughly 8.0 metres in diameter.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 702 815
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: West Coombe Prehistoric settlement including a field system, enclosures and hut circles, and medieval field system with ridge and furrow on Hookney Down to south-east

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/116
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1824, 3041 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352344.


Gibson, A., 1984, Survey of a Platform Settlement at Gold Park, Shapley Common, Dartmoor: Easter 1984 (Report - Survey). SDV363151.

Hut recorded in Gibson's survey plan of the settlement at Gold Park.


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

Hut circle visible on 1946 aerial photograph and recorded in project.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 159-160, Map 23.1 (Monograph). SDV299725.


Gibson, A., 1992, The Excavation of an Iron Age Settlement at Gold Park, Dartmoor, 23, fig 2. (Article in Serial). SDV346556.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Visible on the aerial photography. Lies in an area of later ridge and furrow running south-west by north-east.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 159-160, Map 23.1.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #119188 ]
SDV346556Article in Serial: Gibson, A.. 1992. The Excavation of an Iron Age Settlement at Gold Park, Dartmoor. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 50. Paperback Volume. 23, fig 2..
SDV352344Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1824. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3041.
SDV363151Report - Survey: Gibson, A.. 1984. Survey of a Platform Settlement at Gold Park, Shapley Common, Dartmoor: Easter 1984. Individual. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV8724Part of: West Coombe Settlement, Shapley Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8134 - Survey of settlement on Shapley Common

Date Last Edited:Aug 2 2019 3:22PM