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HER Number:MDV27895
Name:Southern hut circle of prehistoric settlement north of Blatchford Bottom, Cornwood

Summary

Most southerly hut circle of prehistoric settlement north of Blatchford Bottom

Location

Grid Reference:SX 634 639
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of prehistoric hut circle settlements at Blatchford Bottom, as well as extensive area of medieval or later tin streamworks along the Bledge Brook and the River Erme

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/190
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX6364, 4 (Aerial Photograph). SDV155390.

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

Hut circle with attached linear feature.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 56-7, Map 54, Figure 54.16 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Hut circle at the southern end of the prehistoric settlement with associated fragments of boundary to the north of Blatchford Bottom.

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

Eastern half of a hut shown.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1, Figure 7 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

.At the southern limit of the site, the eastern arc of a fifth hut survives, but is becoming overwhelmed by rushes

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155390Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX6364. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4.
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.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 56-7, Map 54, Figure 54.16.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123051 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27894Part of: Bronze Age hut circle settlement north of Blatchford Bottom , Cornwood (Monument)
MDV126990Related to: Hut circle in central enclosure north of Blatchford Bottom, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4323Related to: Hut circle in enclosure north of Blatchford Bottom, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV126993Related to: Northerrn of two hut circles in the northern enclosure north of Blatchford Bottom, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV126991Related to: Southern of two hut circles in the northern enclosure north of Blatchford Bottom, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Nov 22 2019 10:53AM