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HER Number:MDV50597
Name:Hut 10 to east of settlement at Dead Lake Foot

Summary

Hut circle consists of a stone ring measuring 3.7 metres in diameter with walls 1.4 metres high and 0.4 metres wide. Heavily turf covered, with an annex built on the south-eastern side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 782
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 NE 14
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/31
  • Old SAM Ref: 22218

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1964, RAF/F64/58/6399, 038-9 (Aerial Photograph). SDV255307.


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

Visible on Royal Air Force aerial photograph and recorded on map overlay.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 67-8, Map 30.1 (Monograph). SDV219155.

One of a group of huts on the north bank of the River Walkham. (Butler’s hut 5) Measures 3.5 metres in diameter and has an annex added to one side in the usual manner.


Ancient Monuments, 1992, Stone hut circle forming part of an unenclosed stone hut circle settlement west of Dead Lake (Schedule Document). SDV227407.

Hut circle forming outlying part of unenclosed settlement. Terraced into hillslope. Stone and earth walls 1.2 metres wide, 0.5 metres high, defining area 3.1 metres in diameter. Clearly defined doorway into annexe attached to the southern wall; walls 2.5 metres long, 1.9 metres wide, 0.3 metres high.


Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, 9-10, 17, figures 2, 11 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Hut circle No. 10 at Dead Lake Foot shown on the English Heritage survey of 2003 to the east of the main settlement. Stone ring measuring 3.7 metres in diameter with walls 1.4 metres high and 0.4 metres wide. Heavily turf covered, with an annex built on the south-eastern side.

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. 67-8, Map 30.1.
SDV227407Schedule Document: Ancient Monuments. 1992. Stone hut circle forming part of an unenclosed stone hut circle settlement west of Dead Lake. The Schedule of Monuments. Unknown.
SDV255307Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1964. RAF/F64/58/6399. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 038-9.
SDV255420Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2003. The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. 25. A4 Comb Bound. 9-10, 17, figures 2, 11.
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV4202Part of: Hut circle settlement west of Dead Lake, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7275 - Survey of the Langstone Moor stone circle and other prehistoric monuments nearby
  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 30 2017 4:02PM