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HER Number:MDV43224
Name:Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlements on Chagford Common, Chagford

Summary

Hut circle within the central of three Prehistoric settlements on Chagford Common

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 832
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/120/8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Hut circle shown on aerial photograph with possibly a second hut circle to the east.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 30, Map 25 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Hut 5 within Prehistoric Settlement 6 on Chagford Common. Hut 5 of 6.1 metres diameter lies in the corner of a field with a jamb stone at its eastern entrance.


Cosford, J., 1991-2, Chagford Common, Hut VI (Worksheet). SDV244606.

Hut VI consists of a bank with 9 stones probably in original position in inner walls none more than 0.25 metres high. Other walling is a low rubble spread with a poossible entrance on the north-east side. A stone 0.3 metres wide by 0.25 metres high lies across the width of the bank on the south side of the possible entrance.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape, 12, Figure 3 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.

Hut 1 within Eenclosure (B) has internal dimensions of 8 metres by 5 metres with an entrance on the eastern side.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Feature visible on data.


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

Circular feature visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 30, Map 25.
SDV244606Worksheet: Cosford, J.. 1991-2. Chagford Common. Hut VI.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #91641 ]
SDV360382Post-Graduate Thesis: Passmore, A. J.. 1997. Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape. King Alfred's College, Winchester. A4 Comb Bound. 12, Figure 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV6707Part of: Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV64186Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistorc settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV64189Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV64190Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6704Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6706Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7505 - Boveycombehedd, Chagford: An Archaeological Investigation of a Diachronic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Mar 16 2018 11:56AM