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HER Number:MDV28115
Name:Possible hut circles (8) to the south-west of prehistoric enclosure at Blatchford Brook Foot, Harford

Summary

Possible hut circles 8 (Butler) to the south-west of prehistoric enclosure at Blatchford Brook Foot

Location

Grid Reference:SX 635 637
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/205

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX6363, 6 (Aerial Photograph). SDV156571.

Photograph taken on 22nd April 1976.

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

Single unenclosed hut circle adjacent to enclosure visible on aerial photograph.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 54-55, Map 54, Figure 54.15 (Monograph). SDV337765.

An arrangement of stones (8) outside the south-west corner of the prehistoric enclosure at Blatchford Brook Foot suggests there may have been one or two hut circles here but the area has been disturbed and even part of the pound wall is missing.

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley PAL survey work excel spreadsheet (Un-published). SDV361734.

No hut found at this location.

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

Curving section of western wall shown on survey.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1, Figure 8 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

A small section of curved walling, attached to the exterior of an enclosure (MDV4247) has mistakenly been recorded as a hut circle

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV156571Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX6363. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 6.
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. 54-55, Map 54, Figure 54.15.
SDV361734Un-published: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley PAL survey work excel spreadsheet. Digital.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123142 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4247Part of: Prehistoric enclosed hut circle settlement at the junction of Blatchfrod Bottom and the River Erme, Harford (Monument)
MDV4248Related to: Hut circle (5) on east side of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford (Monument)
MDV4249Related to: Hut circle (6) in the centre of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford (Monument)
MDV28116Related to: Hut circle (7) to the west of prehistoric enclosure at Blatchford Brook Foot, Harford Harford (Monument)
MDV28116Related to: Hut circle (7) to the west of prehistoric enclosure at Blatchford Brook Foot, Harford Harford (Monument)
MDV28116Related to: Hut circle (7) to the west of prehistoric enclosure at Blatchford Brook Foot, Harford Harford (Monument)
MDV28116Related to: Hut circle (7) to the west of prehistoric enclosure at Blatchford Brook Foot, Harford Harford (Monument)
MDV28114Related to: Hut circle (9) to south-east of prehistoric settlement at Blatchford Brook Foot, Harford (Monument)
MDV127036Related to: Hut circles (1-4) on east side of prehistoric enclosure north of the Blatchford Brook and River Erme junction, Harford (Monument)
MDV13226Related to: Tinner's hut to east of River Erme, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Nov 29 2019 11:33AM