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HER Number:MDV50598
Name:Hut circle west of settlement at Dead Lake


Hut circle previously scheduled under Devon 55 7b, descheduled 21/1/1993 under 90787.


Grid Reference:SX 565 781
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of post-medieval streamworking associated with Wheal Prosper Tin Mine as well as Bronze Age hut circle on Cocks Hill close to River Walkham

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/127
  • Old SAM County Ref: 557B
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV227252.

Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (ancient monuments) hut circle previously scheduled under dv557b descheduled 21/1/1993 under 90787 (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV227254.

Des=ancient monuments.

Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, fig 2, EH report AI/25/2003 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Not shown on English Heritage survey of 2003.

Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Possible hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV227252Report - Survey: AM.
SDV227254Migrated Record:
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. fig 2, EH report AI/25/2003.
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital. [Mapped feature: #93775 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4202Related to: 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
  • EDV8291 - Okehampton Range: Monument Baseline Condition Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2020 3:43PM