HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV48266
Name:Group of hut circles north-east of Conies Down Tor

Summary

Dispersed unenclosed settlement consisting of at least five prehistoric hut circles with a closely associated cairn and later tin workers building. See related records for detail.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 591 792
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/122
  • Old SAM Ref: YES
  • Pastscape: 439584
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • UNENCLOSED HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP, 21/4/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Dispersed unenclosed settlement. See subsheets. (NB the above ground constituents of this settlement are individually (provisionally) scheduled).


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Hut circles, enclosure and cairn depicted on the survey.


Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361635.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

All but the most southerly of the huts are depicted on the modern mapping at their surveyed locations.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

Note: the scheduled areas for the features concerned in this area are in need of refining (Richards, A. F., 21/08/2018).

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. MPP, 21/4/1992.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #93154 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV361635Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV48276Parent of: Hut circle and enclosure west of the Cowsic River (Monument)
MDV48267Parent of: Hut circle east of Conies Down Tor (Monument)
MDV48273Parent of: Hut circle east of Conies Down Tor (Monument)
MDV48271Parent of: Hut circle on Conies Down (Monument)
MDV48275Parent of: Hut circle west of the Cowsic River (Monument)
MDV48270Parent of: Hut circles west of the Cowsic River (Monument)
MDV48272Parent of: Natural feature east of Conies Down Tor (Monument)
MDV49302Parent of: Natural feature to the east of Conies Down Tor (Monument)
MDV48269Parent of: Pair of huts above the Cowsic River (Monument)
MDV122627Parent of: Rectangular building platform above the Cowsic River (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2018 12:38PM