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HER Number:MDV4989
Name:Hut circle 22, Merrivale Settlement

Summary

Hut circle 22 (or W – Ordnance Survey); part of the settlement to the 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/98/5
  • Old SAM County Ref: 332
  • 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 W is a small, double walled circle, composed of small granite boulders, measuring 4.5 meters in diameter, with a 1.0 meter wide wall, remaining to a height of 0.4 meters. It is in a fair condition, with a possible entrance on the western side where wall has been pillaged; there are no traces of an entrance in the rest of the wall.


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

Visible on aerial photograph.


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

Recorded during the Aerial Photograph Project.


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

Other details: 73.


Gerrard, S., 1994, MPP/133501 (Site Visit). SDV219156.

Hut circle at SX55607495 within a large partially enclosed settlement, terraced into the hill slope. It is of the simple plan and double orthostat walling type. Interior measures 3.0 meters in diameter and is defined by a 1.0 meter wide wall standing up to 0.7 meters high.


Probert, S. A. J., 2000, The Merrivale Guardianship Area, Walkhampton, Devon (Report - Survey). SDV344969.

Hut circle number 22 (SX55617496). Measures 2.9 meters in diameter internally and walls survive to a height of 0.4 meters and width of 0.9 meters. A possible entrance gap exists on the south-western side of the circle. Other details: 12 (Fig 4).


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

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.
SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume.
SDV219156Site Visit: Gerrard, S.. 1994. MPP/133501. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset..
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.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #93613 ]
SDV344969Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2000. The Merrivale Guardianship Area, Walkhampton, Devon. English Heritage. 1247982. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4897Part of: Merrivale hut circle settlement (Monument)
MDV4915Related to: Hut circle 21, Merrivale Settlement (Monument)
MDV4916Related to: Hut circle 23, Merrivale Settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4830 - Survey of guardianship area, Merrivale

Date Last Edited:Feb 18 2016 7:08PM