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:MDV49703
Name:Hut within enclosure 300 metres south of Broad Hole

Summary

Hut built into the northern boundary of a conjoined prehistoric enclosure on the west bank of the Cowsic river south of Broad Hole. Consists of a circular platform, 3.5 metres in diameter, with enclosing wall measuring 1.3 metres wide and 0.6 metres high. There is no obvious entrance though there are breaks in the wall on the west and south-west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 591 782
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 NE 73
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/71/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 22250
  • Pastscape: 965592
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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., MPP 129201, 21/4/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle (SX 5910 7830) internal diameter 3.5 metres. Single orthostat wall 1.8 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Doorway to south. Attached to a length of boundary wall.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 64-5, Map 29.14 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Depicted by Butler.


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

Hut is depicted on the modern mapping on the northern boundary of the southern part of the conjoined enclosure.


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

A settlement and cairn located on a slight shelf on the otherwise steep east-facing slope above the right bank of the River Cowsic. The site comprises two enclosures, two hut circles, a rectangular building platform and a cairn (See related records for details).
SX 59147825. The eastern hut. A circular platform, 3.5 metres in diameter, with enclosing wall measuring 1.3 metres wide and 0.6 metres high. There is no obvious entrance though there are breaks in the wall on the west and south-west (citing Probert, S. A. J., 11/07/1994, Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigators Comments).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 64-5, Map 29.14.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 129201, 21/4/1992.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. (1994 data).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113047 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV18817Part of: Enclosed stone hut circle settlement 300 metres south of Broad Hole (Monument)
MDV49704Related to: Building platform within enclosure 300 metres south of Broad Hole (Monument)
MDV49705Related to: Hut circle within enclosure 300 metres south of Broad Hole (Monument)
MDV49702Related to: Hut within enclosure 300 metres south of Broad Hole (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 3:05PM