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HER Number:MDV4358
Name:Enclosed hut settlement on the Penn Moor contour reave

Summary

Pound and hut circles, south east of penn beacon. Vis=30/3/1950 (os). Vis=-/2/1960 (ancient monuments).8 huts within a circular pound, with bank.3 huts just outside enclosures. Associated with a long field bank, running east - west. Very fine example. Vis=-/4/1972 (fleming + collis). Approximately circular though irregular enclosure. One definite entrance to the nw. Inside the enclosure 7 free-standing huts and one attached to the wall. Outside, an outlying hut is attached to penn moor reave. Vis=17/8/1977 (os). As described by fleming and collis. The settlement is earlier than or contemporary with the construction of penn moor reave. No associated fields or plots are visible. Vis=sub-circular enclosure visible incorporated within penn moor reave. Seven hut circles visible freestanding inside the enclosure, with four attached to walls. Three hut circles are close to, or attached to, penn moor reave (two to the east one to the south), and one hut circle lies just outside the southern perimeter of the enclosure (rchm app 1985). Vis=est=-/-/1990 (ancient monuments) enclosed hut settlement. Sub-circular bank enclosing at least 8 hut circles. Two hut circles lie to e of enclosure, attached to s side of reave sx66sw/142 which incorporates this enclosure. The southern hut circle referred to above is now scheduled in its own right. See sx66sw/263 (am).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 602 628
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/96
  • Old SAM County Ref: 445
  • Old SAM Ref: 10782

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV154490.

Pound and hut circles, south east of penn beacon. Vis=30/3/1950 (os). Vis=-/2/1960 (ancient monuments).8 huts within a circular pound, with bank.3 huts just outside enclosures. Associated with a long field bank, running east - west. Very fine example. Vis=-/4/1972 (fleming + collis). Approximately circular though irregular enclosure. One definite entrance to the nw. Inside the enclosure 7 free-standing huts and one attached to the wall. Outside, an outlying hut is attached to penn moor reave. Vis=17/8/1977 (os). As described by fleming and collis. The settlement is earlier than or contemporary with the construction of penn moor reave. No associated fields or plots are visible. Vis=sub-circular enclosure visible incorporated within penn moor reave. Seven hut circles visible freestanding inside the enclosure, with four attached to walls. Three hut circles are close to, or attached to, penn moor reave (two to the east one to the south), and one hut circle lies just outside the southern perimeter of the enclosure (rchm app 1985). Vis=est=-/-/1990 (ancient monuments) enclosed hut settlement. Sub-circular bank enclosing at least 8 hut circles. Two hut circles lie to e of enclosure, attached to s side of reave sx66sw/142 which incorporates this enclosure. The southern hut circle referred to above is now scheduled in its own right. See sx66sw/263 (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV154491.

Osa=sx66sw40/plan.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV154492.

Aph=nmr sx 60 62.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV154493.

Fleming, a. + collis, j. /pdas/31(1973)13,plan. Figs.5,6.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV154494.

Aph=sx6062/2(8/4/1976).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154490Report - Survey: AM.
SDV154491Migrated Record:
SDV154492Aerial Photograph:
SDV154493Migrated Record:
SDV154494Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV15069Related to: Penn Moor Reave East, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV15058Related to: Penn Moor Reave West (Monument)
MDV45129Related to: Stone hut circle south of Penn Moor enclosed stone hut settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 30 2015 4:14PM