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HER Number:MDV47586
Name:Possible hut circle in settlement north of White Tor

Summary

Gerrard records another hut at this location (see MDV47582). Unclear whether there are two huts or one larger one with an annexe or subdivision.

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

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/51/22
  • 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., 4/2/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle at SX54367888. Internal diameter 2.0 metres. Rubble bank wall 1.4 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Royal Commission (1988) consider it doubtful, but the possibility of it being a hut attached to the earliest enclosure on the site should not be discounted.

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. 4/2/1992. [Mapped feature: #29231 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV47582Related to: Hut 21 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 10:07AM