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HER Number:MDV47579
Name:Hut 1 in settlement north of White Tor

Summary

Hut near reave / southern boundary of the enclosure, measuring 3.6 by 3 metres in diameter. Level interior with rubble on floor. No obvious entrance. A small wall links the hut to the south enclosure wall.

Location

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

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 NW 2
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/51/15
  • 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 SX54337882. Internal diameter 3.5 metres. Rubble bank wall 2.5 metres wide, 0.9 metres high. Doorway to north-west. Crude boulder wall leads south to reave.


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 1. SX 5433 7883. Measures 3.6 by 3 metres diameter; wall 2.6 metres wide by 0.7 metres (maximum) height. Level interior with rubble on floor. No obvious entrance. A small wall links the hut to the south enclosure wall.


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

Site of hut 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: #113199 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4162Part of: Hut Settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV19956Related to: Cudlipptown Down Upper Reave (Monument)
MDV47574Related to: Hut 2 in settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47571Related to: Hut 3 in settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47581Related to: Possible hut circle attached to the Great Western Reave (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 8:20AM