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HER Number:MDV47589
Name:Hut 7 in settlement north of White Tor

Summary

Measures 2.8 by 2.8 metres diameter; walls 0.6 metres high by 2.0 metres wide. Built into exterior corner of enclosure. Rubble-filled 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/51/25
  • 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 SX54257884. Internal diameter 2.8 metres. Rubble bank wall 2.8 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Attached to boundary wall of enclosure (MDV4162) and reave (MDV19956) at the point where they join.


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 7. SX 5425 7884. Measures 2.8 by 2.8 metres diameter; walls 0.6 metres high by 2.0 metres wide. Built into exterior corner of enclosure. Rubble-filled interior. No obvious entrance.


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: #113189 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4162Part of: Hut Settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV19956Related to: Cudlipptown Down Upper Reave (Monument)
MDV47565Related to: Hut 6 in settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47590Related to: Huts 8 and 9 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 8:21AM