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HER Number:MDV4621
Name:Hut circle 15, Merrivale Settlement

Summary

Hut circle 15 (or NN – Ordnance Survey); part of the settlement to the south of the road. Within the guardianship area managed by Dartmoor National Park Authority.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 554 750
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/41/3
  • Old SAM County Ref: 332
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 12/01/1996
  • Old SAM Ref: 24191

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950 - 1955, SX57SE19 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV219145.

Hut circle NN measures 6.5 meters in diameter, with 1.25 meter wide walls, remaining to a height of 0.4 meters. Circle is of double walled type, with no entrance apparent. Condition is fair.


1976, SX5575 (Aerial Photograph). SDV345021.

Visible on aerial photograph. Other details: SX5575/1/433 (22/04/1976).


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

Recorded during the Aerial Photograph Project.


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

Other details: 73.


Gerrard, S., 1994, MPP/133501 (Site Visit). SDV219156.

Hut circle (SX55467503) within a large partially enclosed settlement. Terraced into the hill slope and is of the simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 5.6 meters in diameter and is defined by a 1.5 meter wide wall standing up to 0.4 meters high.


Probert, S. A. J., 2000, The Merrivale Guardianship Area, Walkhampton, Devon (Report - Survey). SDV344969.

Hut circle number 15 (SX55467503). Measures 6.1 meters in diameter internally and walls survive to a height of 0.3 meters and width of 0.8 meters. Circle is within enclosure.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219145Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950 - 1955. SX57SE19. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume.
SDV219156Site Visit: Gerrard, S.. 1994. MPP/133501. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset..
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.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #92722 ]
SDV344969Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2000. The Merrivale Guardianship Area, Walkhampton, Devon. English Heritage. 1247982. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV345021Aerial Photograph: 1976. SX5575. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV4913Part of: Enclosure with two hut circles, Merrivale settlement (Monument)
MDV4897Part of: Merrivale hut circle settlement (Monument)
MDV4618Related to: Hut circle 16, Merrivale Settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4830 - Survey of guardianship area, Merrivale

Date Last Edited:Oct 8 2010 10:52AM