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HER Number:MDV4237
Name:Hut circle in prehistoric settlement on Erme Plains, Cornwood

Summary

Northern of two hut circles on west side of Prehistoric enclosure on Erme Plains

Location

Grid Reference:SX 636 650
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/39/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Northern of two adjoining hut circles shown on 19th century map.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 69-70, Map 55, Figure 55.3 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Structure '6' seems to have been a rectangular pen adjoining small circle '2' to the south of it.

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

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1, Figure 9 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

Enclosure with four internal hut circles.

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

Small square structure shown on modern mapping.

National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 442165, SX66SW3 (Website). SDV362732.

Hut 'a'; one of seven hut circles with an enclosure. Very vague and fragmentary. Approximate diameter 7.0 metres. Vis=shown on os 6" (1963) map (os).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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. 69-70, Map 55, Figure 55.3.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 442165, SX66SW3.

Associated Monuments

MDV13172Part of: Enclosure and hut circles on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV5155Related to: BUILDING in the Parish of Cornwood (Building)
MDV4239Related to: Hut circle in Prehistoric enclosure on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4238Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric settlement on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV126536Related to: Hut circle outside prehistoric enclosure on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4240Related to: Hut circles within prehistoric enclosure on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV25045Related to: Oval enclosure on Erme Plains (Monument)
MDV123439Related to: Tinners building in Prehistoric settlement in Knackersmill Gulf, Cornwood (Building)
MDV28466Related to: Tinners building in Prehistoric settlement in Knackersmill Gulf, Cornwood (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Sep 27 2019 2:42PM