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HER Number:MDV47590
Name:Huts 8 and 9 in settlement north of White Tor

Summary

Conjoined hut circle attached to the western boundary wall of main enclosure. Huts measure 2.0 and 2.7 metres in diameter, the latter of which has a wall spread of 3.2 metres.

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/51/26
  • 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.

Conjoined hut circle at SX54277885. Interior of southern structure is 2.2 metres in diameter, defined by coursed wall 1.2 metres wide, 0.3 metres high. Northern structure measures 2.2 metres in diameter; walls 1.2 metres wide, 0.3 metres high. Attached to the western boundary wall of main enclosure (MDV4162).


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 8. SX 5427 7886. Measures 2.0 by 2.0 metres diameter; walls 0.4 metres high by 1.5 metres wide. Attached to west exterior enclosure wall and Hut 9.
Hut 9. SX 5427 7886. Measures 2.7 by 3.0 metres diameter; walls 0.8 metres high by 3.2 metres wide. Attached to west exterior enclosure wall and Hut 8.


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

Huts 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: #113204 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4162Part of: Hut Settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47567Related to: Hut 14 in settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47589Related to: Hut 7 in settlement north of White Tor (Monument)
MDV47591Related to: Partial enclosure 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 11:55AM