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HER Number:MDV27508
Name:Hut circle 240 meters west of Higher Blackaton

Summary

Hut circle in field west of Higher Blackaton. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 653 916
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age hut circle attached to a wall in field west of Higher Blackaton

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/164
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, NMR SX6591, 5 (Aerial Photograph). SDV267374.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.


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

Hut circle attached to a wall.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV267374Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. NMR SX6591. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 5.
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.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85749 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV7015Related to: Hut circle 500 metres on Tawton Common south of Moorside (Monument)
MDV7016Related to: Hut circle 530 meters south of Moorside (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2013 1:27PM