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HER Number:MDV26684
Name:Hut circle in field east of Cripdon Down, Manaton


One of a group of four identified by the 1985 aerial photograph project. This one can be traced on the lidar data; the others are unconfirmed features.


Grid Reference:SX 733 804
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a Bronze Age hut circle in field east of Cripdon Down, Manaton

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/139
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monument Record, 1977, SX7380, 2 (Aerial Photograph). SDV280746.

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

Four hut circles visible in a field system. This hut lies near the western boundary of a field bordering Cripdon Down.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Circular feature measuring approximately 10 metres in diameter clearly visible on the lidar data.

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

Hut is less obvious on the aerial photograph but can be seen.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV280746Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. SX7380. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112118 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV29201Related to: Hut circle on northern side of Cripdon Down, Manaton (Monument)
MDV122268Related to: Possible bronze age features on Cripdon Down, Manaton (Monument)
MDV26687Related to: Reave system on the north side of Cripdon Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 29 2018 12:44PM