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HER Number:MDV27976
Name:Hut circle settlement in woods south-west of Luckdon, North Bovey

Summary

Five hut circles and associated banks / possible small fields or enclosures visible in a wooded area, possibly incorporated into the walls of a medieval farmstead. Surveyed in 1991.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 740 824
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/185/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, SF1508, 50 (Aerial Photograph). SDV346563.


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

Five hut circles visible in a wooded area, possibly incorporated into the walls of a medieval farmstead.


Smith, N. J. L., 1992, Woodland Archaeological Survey December 1991 North Bovey Woodlands, 23-4, figure 13 (Report - Survey). SDV360446.

Sector YY survey data.
YY1 bank at SX74081 82480. Prehistoric earth and stone bank aligned north-south, with a section angling south-east at the southern end.
YY2 bank at SX74108 82498. H-shaped Prehistoric bank located immediately north-east of YY1.
YY3 bank at SX74126 82483. Prehistoric earth and stone bank aligned east- west (north of hut circles YY4-5).
YY6 bank at SX74146 82474. Prehistoric bank of earth and stone - badly tumbled with vegetation growing over and upon. Barely visible. This bank partially encloses features YY3-5.

Sources / Further Reading

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. [Mapped features: #85927 ; #85928 ]
SDV346563Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. SF1508. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 50.
SDV360446Report - Survey: Smith, N. J. L.. 1992. Woodland Archaeological Survey December 1991 North Bovey Woodlands. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 23-4, figure 13.

Associated Monuments

MDV119096Parent of: Hut circle in woods south-west of Luckdon Farm (Monument)
MDV119996Parent of: Hut circles in Easdon Down Woods (Monument)
MDV119995Parent of: Hut circles in woods south-west of Luckdon, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV27975Related to: Easdon Wood Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV27973Related to: Field system to the south-east of Easdon Down, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV119994Related to: Hut circle in Easdon Down Woods (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7411 - North Bovey Woodlands archaeological survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 10 2017 11:46AM