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HER Number:MDV47582
Name:Hut 21 in settlement north of White Tor

Summary

Hut attached to western side of smaller enclosure, adjoining the main enclosure to the north-east. Measures 2.2 by 2.2 metres diameter. Rubble filled hollow at corner of enclosure. Butler shows it as a larger hut with curved subdivision; Gerrard records two huts at this location (see MDV47586).

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 (Yes): SX 57 NW 2
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/51/18
  • 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 SX54367887. Internal diameter 2.4 metres. Rubble bank wall 2.0 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Attached to western boundary wall of enclosure (MDV47584).


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

Butler depicts this hut (Hut 1); the largest of the settlement (5.7 metres in diameter). It is positioned on the edge of its own small plot in the north-east corner and has a curved interior wall the same height as the outer one.


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 21. SX 5435 7888. Measures 2.2 by 2.2 metres diameter. Rubble filled hollow at corner of enclosure.


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

Hut visible on the aerial photography. Area of this hut is spread; may have had an annexe or have been a larger structure originally.

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).
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 features: #113215 Area of this hut is spread; may have had an annexe / be a larger structure originally., ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4162Part of: Hut Settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47584Related to: Enclosure in settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47586Related to: Possible hut circle 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 9:58AM