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HER Number:MDV34191
Name:Hut Circle 11 (Butler) in settlement at Butter Brook Reservoir, Harford

Summary

Hut Circle '11' (Butler) to the south-east of the group. Two finds found in association with hut; one on the wall, another beside the perimeter fence of plantation, to the north.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 644 592
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/178

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Everett, C., 1978, Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park, 19, Map 15, B8-9, sketch of flints included (Report - Survey). SDV360464.

B8 Flint SX 6447 5929. A small flake of flint (1.5 centimetres by 1.5 centimetres) found on wall of Hut 1. Mottled green-grey colour.
B9 Flint SX 6447 5930. Flint flake (4.0 centimetres by 3.0 centimetres) found beside plantation fence. Mottled green-grey flint. Found beside the perimeter fence of plantation, close to hut circle on the line of the fence. Probably a knife or scraper. Reworked on one side.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 19, Map 53, Figure 53.2 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Hut '11' on the west side of the 'plantation' with a diameter of between 7.0 -7.2 metres shown with an entrance to the south-east.

Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

One of a group of at least 10 huts to the north-west of Butter Brook Reservoir. Hut is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 19, Map 53, Figure 53.2.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #88221 ]
SDV360464Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1978. Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 19, Map 15, B8-9, sketch of flints included.

Associated Monuments

MDV128280Related to: Hut Circle 10 (Butler) in unenclosed settlement at Butter Brook Ford, Harford (Monument)
MDV128287Related to: Hut Circle 2 (Butler) in unenclosed settlement at Butter Brook Ford, Harford (Monument)
MDV120060Related to: Hut circle 44 metres north-west of Butter Brook Reservoir (Monument)
MDV128283Related to: Hut Circle 5 (Butler) in unenclosed settlement at Butter Brook Ford, Harford (Monument)
MDV128286Related to: Hut Circle 6 (Butler) in unenclosed settlement at Butter Brook Ford, Harford (Monument)
MDV128282Related to: Hut Circle 7 (Butler) in unenclosed settlement at Butter Brook Ford, Harford (Monument)
MDV128285Related to: Hut Circle 8 (Butler) in unenclosed settlement at Butter Brook Ford, Harford (Monument)
MDV128281Related to: Hut Circle 9 (Butler) in unenclosed settlement at Butter Brook Ford, Harford (Monument)
MDV128284Related to: Hut Circles 3 and 4 (Butler) in unenclosed settlement at Butter Brook Ford, Harford (Monument)
MDV2849Related to: Unenclosed hut circle settlement on Harford Moor, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV4064 - KNIFE (Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Events

  • EDV7427 - Archaeological survey of woodlands near Butterbrook Reservoir

Date Last Edited:May 12 2020 4:43PM