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HER Number:MDV28510
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Peter Tavy

Summary

Vis=14/10/1980 (os). A hut circle is situated on the northern slopes of smeardon down, and has mainly been destroyed by the construction of a modern field wall. It has an internal diameter of 4.3m, the interior levelled into the slope, with a stony turf covered bank 1.6m x 0.3m high. Probably of a type 1.(os).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 521 782
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of a prehistoric settlement on Smeardon Down comprising hut circles, enclosure and field system

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/183
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

SHOWN BUT NOT DESCRIBED BY RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV221734.

(shown but not described by rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV221735.

Osa=sx57nw76.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=14/10/1980 (os). A hut circle is situated on the northern slopes of smeardon down, and has mainly been destroyed by the construction of a modern field wall. It has an internal diameter of 4.3m, the interior levelled into the slope, with a stony turf covered bank 1.6m x 0.3m high. Probably of a type 1.(os).


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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph, on southern side of boundary wall.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV221734Migrated Record: SHOWN BUT NOT DESCRIBED BY RCHM APP 1985.
SDV221735Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86094 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV56592Related to: Prehistoric settlement on Smeardon Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 9:23AM