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HER Number:MDV46975
Name:Possible hut circle or clearance cairn on Langstone Moor


Originally identified as another hut circle, this feature may be a clearance cairn. Location of scheduled area is slightly too far to the south-east; the 2003 survey places this feature at SX5545 7773.


Grid Reference:SX 554 777
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/119
  • Old SAM Ref: 20373

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ancient Monuments, 1990, Huts on Langstone Moor (Schedule Document). SDV279301.

SX 5550 7771. Stone hut circle terraced into hillslope and composed of rubble bank walling. Internal diameter 2.5 metres, walls 1.1 metres wide, 0.2 metres high.

Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, Figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

SX 5545 7773. Shown as a clearance cairn on the English Heritage survey of 2003.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV255420Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2003. The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. 25. A4 Comb Bound. Figure 2. [Mapped feature: #92843 ]
SDV279301Schedule Document: Ancient Monuments. 1990. Huts on Langstone Moor. The Schedule of Monuments. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV46977Related to: Clearance cairn south of huts on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV46978Related to: Clearance cairn south of huts on Langstone Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7275 - Survey of the Langstone Moor stone circle and other prehistoric monuments nearby
  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2017 11:33AM