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HER Number:MDV4240
Name:Hut circle in north-eastern corner of prehistoric enclosure on Erme Plains, Cornwood

Summary

Hut circle in north-eastern corner of a prehistoric Enclosure 'C' (Butler) on Erme Plains which is shown as two hut circles on historic and modern mapping

Location

Grid Reference:SX 637 650
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SW3
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/39/3
  • Pastscape: 442165

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Two hut circles with a short section of wall between shown on 19th century map.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 69-70, Map 55, Figure 55 .3
ap 55, Figure
(Monograph). SDV337765.

Hut '7' within prehistoric Enclosure 'C' has been too badly damaged by streamworks to identify and may be the remains of a later building.

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

Only one hut circle shown on survey.

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

In the northern sector of the truncated enclosure at Erme Plains a hut circle of 9 metres diameter is tucked against the interior of the north-east corner. The hut is ruinous and spread comprising turf-covered rubble with no significant masonry visible and unclear entrance location.

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

Two adjoining hut circles shown on modern mapping.

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

Huts 'd' and 'e'; two of seven hut circles with an enclosure. A cluster of stones which may be the remains of two hut circles.

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 ap 55, Figure.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #124956 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #127927 ]
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 442165, SX66SW3.

Associated Monuments

MDV13172Part of: Enclosure 'C' with hut circles and tinners huts on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV126536Related to: Hut circle and a semii circle outside the prehistoric enclosure on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4238Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric settlement on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4239Related to: Hut circle on west side of prehistoric enclosure on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4237Related to: Hut circle on west side of prehistoric settlement on Erme Plains, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV28466Related to: Tinners building in prehistoric settlement in Knackersmill Gulf, Cornwood (Building)
MDV123439Related 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:Dec 13 2020 1:03PM