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HER Number:MDV47570
Name:Hut 4 in settlement north of White Tor

Summary

Hut built against southern enclosure wall. Measures 2.5 by 2.9 metres diameter; walls 0.6 metres high by 2.8 metres wide. Level interior. No obvious entrance.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 542 788
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 NW 2
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/51/6
  • Old SAM Ref: 22201(P)
  • Pastscape: 439726

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., (Feb 1992) (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle at SX54297883. Oval; internal dimensions 3.3 metres by 2.3 metres. Coursed wall 2.6 metres wide, 0.8 metres high. Doorway not clearly defined, but probably faces east. Attached to reave (MDV19956) and has a short length of boundary wall leading to north.


Newman, P., 2004, Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey, 30/11/2004 (Report - Survey). SDV346874.

Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey visit. As described by the Royal Commission (1988).
Hut 4. SX 4429 7884. Measures 2.5 by 2.9 metres diameter; walls 0.6 metres high by 2.8 metres wide. Built against enclosure wall. Level interior. No obvious entrance.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Site of hut possibly visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. (Feb 1992).
SDV346874Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2004. Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. Unknown. 30/11/2004.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #113207 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4162Part of: Hut Settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV19956Related to: Cudlipptown Down Upper Reave (Monument)
MDV47572Related to: Hut 16 in settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47571Related to: Hut 3 in settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47566Related to: Hut 5 in settlement north of White Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7275 - Survey of the Langstone Moor stone circle and other prehistoric monuments nearby

Date Last Edited:Sep 4 2018 8:18AM