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HER Number:MDV4910
Name:Site of hut circle GG, Merrivale Settlement

Summary

Site of hut circle GG; part of the settlement to the south of the road. Within the guardianship area managed by Dartmoor National Park Authority.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 554 749
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/56
  • 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 Archaeology Division, 1950 - 1955, SX57SE19 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV219145.

Hut circle GG measures 10.0 meters, with 1.0 meter wide walls remaining to a height of 0.3 meters. Double walled, large circle, much despoiled for stone. Condition fair, entrance not apparent.


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

Apparently visible on aerial photograph.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Recorded during the Aerial Photograph Project.


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.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV345162Personal Comment: Richards, A. F.. 2010. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4897Part of: Merrivale hut circle settlement (Monument)
MDV53406Related to: Hut circle 34, Merrivale Settlement (Monument)
MDV4912Related to: Hut circle 35, Merrivale Settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 8 2010 11:10AM