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HER Number:MDV47578
Name:Hut circle attached to northern enclosure wall


Hut recorded by Butler (1991) and Gerrard (1992) but not mentioned in the 2004 survey data. Unclear whether the Royal Commission survey (1988) identified this hut or not.


Grid Reference:SX 543 788
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/51/14
  • Old SAM Ref: 22201(P)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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 SX54327888. Internal diameter 2.5 metres. Rubble bank wall 1.8 metres wide, 0.3 metres high. Attached to northern boundary wall of enclosure (MDV4162), and another wall curves to south for a short distance.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 92-3, Fig 31.8 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Butler depicts this hut and fragment of walling at same location as Gerrard.

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

Possible hut is visible on the aerial photography.

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. 92-3, Fig 31.8.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. (Feb 1992).
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #113194 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4162Part of: Hut Settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47594Related to: Hut 12 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
  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Sep 4 2018 10:16AM