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HER Number:MDV28597
Name:Alleged hut circles south of Crow Tor

Summary

Two or three hut circles were alleged at this location from air photos. Field investigation could reveal no trace of them.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 605 785
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67NW113
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/240
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX67NW113
  • Pastscape: 442819

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NATURAL FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • (Former Type) HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1509, 427/358 (Aerial Photograph). SDV262885.

SX60417858 Two or three possible hut circles are visible on the air photograph.


Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation, 8, Table 3 (Report - Survey). SDV361635.

442819: The site of two alleged hut circles. No ground evidence (included in list of sites previously recorded but not recorded in this survey either because not located, natural features, non-antiquities or duplicates).


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 1979 and 1994 data (Website). SDV360651.

Visited 30/10/1979 (Ordnance Survey) - No hut circles could be found; the boulders visible formed only natural configurations.
As described by the Ordnance Survey in 1979 (citing Pattison, P., 7/9/1994, Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England field investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV262885Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1509. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 427/358.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 1979 and 1994 data.
SDV361635Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound. 8, Table 3. [Mapped feature: #15817 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area

Date Last Edited:Jul 31 2018 2:23PM