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HER Number:MDV4904
Name:Site of hut circle K, Merrivale Settlement

Summary

Site of hut circle K; no trace of this small circle visible. Shown as part of the settlement south of the road. Within the guardianship area managed by Dartmoor National Park Authority.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 556 749
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/54/2
  • Old SAM County Ref: 332
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 12/01/1996
  • Old SAM Ref: 24191

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Hut circle visible on Ordnance Survey 1880 map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Hut circle shown on Ordnance Survey 1904-1906 map.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950 - 1955, SX57SE19 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV219145.

Hut circle K. No trace of this small circle found.


National Monuments Record, 1976, SX5574/1 (Aerial Photograph). SDV219153.

Apparently visible on aerial photograph.


Richards, A. F., 2010, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV345162.

Some doubt over this hut circle’s existence/survival. This circle was not identified in either the Monument Protection Programme visit (1994) or during the English Heritage Survey visit (2000). Also not recorded in Butler (1991).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219145Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950 - 1955. SX57SE19. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV219153Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. SX5574/1. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345162Personal Comment: Richards, A. F.. 2010. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4897Part of: Merrivale hut circle settlement (Monument)
MDV20665Related to: 19th century Building, Merrivale Settlement (Monument)
MDV4903Related to: Hut circle 10, Merrivale Settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4830 - Survey of guardianship area, Merrivale

Date Last Edited:Nov 9 2015 3:40PM