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HER Number:MDV48277
Name:Unlikely hut west of settlement 300 metres south of Broad Hole


Previously identified as a hut, 1994 survey could not find this feature; unlikely identification.


Grid Reference:SX 590 782
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and surviving walls of a Bronze Age settlement 300 metres south of Broad Hole comprising enclosures with hut circles

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 NE 118
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/125
  • Old SAM Ref: 22250
  • Pastscape: 1065817
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) HUT CIRCLE? (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 129295, 21/4/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle (SX 5903 7826) internal diameter 3.0 metres. Rubble bank wall 2.0 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Attached to an enclosure boundary wall.

National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 1994 (Website). SDV360651.

SX 590783, locality only. There is no ground evidence to suggest the presence of the features recorded in the Sites and Monuments Record. The area described by the grid reference lies on a steep east-facing hillside covered in long tufty grass pierced by occasional stony outcrops (citing Probert, S. A. J., 19/09/1994, Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigators Comments).

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 129295, 21/4/1992.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 1994. [Mapped feature: #29680 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV18817Related to: Enclosed stone hut circle settlement 300 metres south of Broad Hole (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2018 3:19PM